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SCCM Pod-214 CCM: Benchmarking Severe Sepsis

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Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with David F. Gaieski, MD, lead author on an article published in the May Critical Care Medicine titled, “Benchmarking the Incidence and Mortality of Severe Sepsis in the United States.” The study found that there is substantial variability in incidence and mortality of severe sepsis depending on the method of database abstraction used (Angus, Martin, Dombrovskiy, Wang). Dr. Gaieski is an assistant professor in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Category: CCM Podcast



Knowledge Area: Quality and Patient Safety Sepsis