SCCM Pod-355 The Epidemiology of Hospital Death Following Pediatric Severe Sepsis

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Scott L. Weiss, MD, MSCE, about the article, “The Epidemiology of Hospital Death Following Pediatric Severe Sepsis: When, Why, and How Children With Sepsis Die,” published in the September 2017 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Weiss discusses research findings regarding when, why, and the mode in which children with sepsis die, and how understanding these factors is important in setting appropriate clinical and research priorities. Dr. Weiss is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017; 18(9):823-830 Published: 12/12/2017



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