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Tag: Sepsis

Concise Critical Appraisal: Effect of Community-Acquired Pediatric Sepsis on Survivors
Killien et al (Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019;Epub ahead of print) set out to evaluate the prevalence of health-related quality of life (HRQL) decline in pediatric survivors of community-acquired sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock and to determine which factors are associated with a failure to return to baseline HRQL.

Education, Sepsis

Sepsis Definitions
New Recommendations Aim to Redefine Definition and Enhance Diagnosis of Sepsis, Septic Shock

Quality, Sepsis

Consideration of Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 As Viral Sepsis and Potential Use of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
From Critical Care Explorations. Supportive treatment and immunomodulators have a critical place in the treatment of severe patients until effective antivirals are developed. Interleukin-6 antagonists, one of the immunomodulating agents, appears to be effective in the treatment of cytokine storm, but some patients continue to have severe lymphopenia and immunosuppression.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Sepsis Alliance
The Sepsis Alliance aims to educate the public and healthcare professionals about sepsis.

Sepsis, Support Group, THRIVE

Help Shape the Future of Sepsis Research on the National Level
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is changing its priorities to invest in sepsis research in a more targeted and strategic way. In an important opportunity to help shape the future of sepsis research, NIGMS has issued a request for information related to its new priorities. The request for information is found here and is due by November 15, 2019.

Congress, Research, Sepsis

Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine and Its Mission
Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) by donating. Donations to SCCM benefit: Resource-Limited Areas, Sepsis Training, Quality Improvement, and Research. Because SCCM is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, every donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Donate, Education, FCCM, FDM, PFCCS, Quality, Research, Sepsis

Sepsis and COVID-19
This presentation is an overview of sepsis management in COVID-19 patient. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

THRIVE: Recovery After a Hospitalization for Sepsis
Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection. This video offers strategies for sepsis survivors and their families