SEPSIS Definition - Sepsis arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. It may lead to shock, multi-organ failure, and death - especially if not recognized early and treated promptly. Sepsis is the final common pathway to death from most infectious diseases worldwide.
SSC Adult Guidelines
The fourth edition of "Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016" provides guidance for the clinician caring for adult patients with sepsis or septic shock. Critical Care Medicine | Intensive Care Medicine
The first edition of “Surviving Sepsis Campaign International Guidelines for the Management of Septic Shock and Sepsis-Associated Organ Dysfunction in Children” provides guidance for the clinician caring for pediatric patients with sepsis or septic shock. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine | Intensive Care Medicine
Guideline - Sepsis (Quality Statement 161). National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Updated December 18, 2019.
Guideline - Sepsis: Recognition, diagnosis and early management (NG51). National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Published September 13, 2017
Book Chapter - Future Perspectives: Sepsis and Septic Shock Despite the recent decline in case-fatality rates, sepsis will remain a major health burden worldwide due to its increasing incidence and the emergence of antibiotic resistance. Better recognition of the sepsis syndrome, faster administration of a... Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. van der Poll, Tom; Wiersinga, Willem Joost.. Published January 1, 2020. © 2020.
Should we add Children and Infants?????
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The Australian Sepsis Network (ASN) is a collaborative of individuals and organisations who are working to improve outcomes for Australian patients with sepsis and to provide information and support to the families and friends of people with sepsis.
The Network is not designed to duplicate the efforts of its member organisations but to provide an avenue through which members can collaborate to better disseminate information about sepsis to healthcare workers and the general community.
The Global Sepsis Alliance is a non-profit charity organization with the mission to provide global leadership to reduce the worldwide burden of sepsis. As of today, more than 100 organizations from all over the world have joined the Global Sepsis Alliance. Coordinating organisation for World Sepsis Day event on September 13th. Great promotional resources for health professionals.
Sepsis Alliance is the leading sepsis organization in the U.S. working in all 50 states to save lives and reduce suffering from sepsis.
Sepsis Alliance has produced some educational videos alone and in partnership with other organizations.