Title

Sepsis

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

4-13-2016

Abstract

Learning Objectives:

  • Appreciate a brief history of sepsis
  • Understand the limitations of SIRS as a screening tool for sepsis
  • Understand the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis (Sepsis-3) and related clinical assessment tools
  • Recognize the rationale behind the new definition for sepsis
  • Understand the relationship of the new sepsis definition to bedside screening and treatment of sepsis patients (qSOFA)
  • Review the 3-hour bundle recommended by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign
  • Review the pertinent patient cases

Presentation: 36:45