Sepsis management

The following articles have been identified to provide some reading around the management of sepsis for teaching the week beginning 10th July 2017.

The Surviving Sepsis International Guidelines were published in 2017, so only recent articles and web sites have been included in this topic overview.

If you have any problems accessing these documents please use your NHS Athens or contact

Rhodes, A et al. (2017) Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016. Intensive Care Med, 43, pp:304–377 Full text

There are two useful overviews available from Dynamed Plus:

Sepsis in adults updated May 2017 Full text

Sepsis treatment in adults updated May 2017 Full text

Dellinger, P R et al. (2017) A Users’ Guide to the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines
Critical Care Medicine, 45(3), pp:381–385 Full text

There are a number of additional resources available on the guidelines section of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign website which may be of additional interest.

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