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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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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(icTV) Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Performance metrics and outcomes

Results from a 7.5-year study published in ICM In this icTV interview, Mitchell Levy updates us on the Surviving Sepsis Campaign and describes results recently published in Intensive Care Medicine. Read the article in ICM: Surviving Sepsis Campaign: association between performance metrics and outcomes in a 7.5-year study. […]

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SEPSIS SERIES: SSC affects 25% reduction in mortality rates

Future Expansion & Implementation  As part of our Sepsis Series to mark the start of the next phase of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC), ESICM President Jean-Daniel Chiche details the success and overall impact of the campaign thus far. He notes the improved mortality rates and discusses future expansion of the SSC – including […]

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