Guidance on the SSC Bundle

Guidance on the SSC Bundle NEW SSC animation video The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) Bundle is the core of the sepsis improvement efforts. Applying the sepsis bundle simplifies the complex processes of the care of patients with sepsis. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Steering Committee and members of the Executive Committee collaborated to revise the bundle […]

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ICM ~ New SSC papers released & ONLINE FIRST this week

New SSC papers released & ONLINE FIRST this week Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) We are delighted to announce the release of two pivotal papers focused on the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) this week: Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Research priorities for sepsis and septic shock Increasing evidence-based interventions in patients with acute infections in a resource-limited setting: […]

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The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Bundle: 2018 update

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Bundle: 2018 update INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) has released a new updated Hour-1 Bundle to reflect the latest evidence from the International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2016. In this revision of the SSC bundles, the 3-hour and 6-hour bundles have been combined into a single “Hour-1 Bundle” […]

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Are SOFA, SIRS, PELOD-2, and qSOFA accurate outcome predictors in children?

EJRC Article Review   Paediatric sepsis definitions are based upon expert consensus from the International Paediatric Sepsis Consensus Conference [1]. The adult Sepsis-3 update on definitions has changed how patients with sepsis are identified, thus impacting on the research and quality indicators associated with its management [2]. Schlapbach et al. compared the performance of SIRS, […]

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Reviving glucocorticoids to treat Sepsis?

Reviving glucocorticoids to treat Sepsis? EJRC Article Review   Certainly, one of the greatest calamities of the modern world is Sepsis, which, despite the great advances in medicine, still doesn’t have a specific pharmacological treatment. This could be explained by the nature of Sepsis, as a very complex pathological entity, capable of affecting multiple organs, […]

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PCT-guided antibiotic therapy in ICU patients

Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy in intensive care unit patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis EJRC Article Review   Procalcitonin (PCT) is an acute-phase protein that has been extensively studied as a specific marker of bacterial infection. Its main proposed value is reduced use of antibiotics. PCT measurement has been recommended in the most recent edition of […]

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Impact of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign

icTV Update Ricard Ferrer Roca from the SSC Steering Committee updates on the overall impact of the campaign in Europe and beyond and describes the most important elements of the care bundles for healthcare professionals to adhere to in managing patients with sepsis. For more information on the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, visit the website. […]

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