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Clinical Resources

The clinical practice guidelines for the management of sepsis, International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2012, were updated by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, which is a joint collaboration of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (read more about the Surviving Sepsis Campaign)

Based on these guidelines, the Surviving Sepsis Campaign partnered with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to create Bundles to help frontline providers implement the guidelines.

External Resources

Below are links to the clinical guidelines, bundles, education including training courses and CME, and sample sepsis screening tools.

Medscape Expert Commentary

Bundles for Implementing Sepsis Guidelines:

Education and Training

For additional clinical references on sepsis, please see the Medical Bibliography section.

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