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Redefining Sepsis and Septic Shock

Examining the new definitions and clinical criteria

What is Septic Shock?

In this icTV video, Manu Shankar-Hari, first author of one of the recent papers on from the Sepsis Definition Task Force describes the new definition and the clinical criteria to determine when a patient has septic shock.

 

The Process

 

Manu Shankar-Hari details the comprehensive process undertaken by the Sepsis Definition Task Force to arrive at consensus defintions and clinical criteria to be used for for sepsis and septic shock in this icTV video. He also discusses the limitations and strengths of this process.

The related articles:

Singer M, Deutschman CS, Seymour CW, et al: The Sepsis Definitions Task Force The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). (JAMA, Feb 22, 2016). 

Shankar-Hari M, Phillips G, Levy ML, et al. Assessment of definition and clinical criteria for septic shock: For the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). (JAMA, February 23, 2016, Vol 315, No. 8). 

Seymour CW, Liu V, Iwashyna TJ, et al. Assessment of clinical criteria for sepsis: For the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3). (JAMA, Feb 22, 2016).
 

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