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Sepsis Literature

Highlighting professional literature pertaining to the topic of sepsis. This OHA initiative will strive to utilize timely best practices and resources.

Literature

Sepsis Alliance

This webpage is regularly updated with recently published articles related to sepsis.

Sepsis Alliance Responds to Study Revealing Sepsis as Number One Cause of Hospital Readmissions

A recent study confirms sepsis as responsible for the most readmissions to a hospital within 30 days after a hospital visit. The life-threatening and often misunderstood condition is also the most expensive diagnosis, leading to readmissions costing more than $3.1 billion per year.

Articles

Multicenter Implementation of a Treatment Bundle for Patients with Sepsis and Intermediate Lactate Values - Liu, VX., et al.

ATS Journals - Published June 2016

Automated electronic medical record sepsis detection in the emergency department - Nguyem, S., et al.

PeerJ - Published April 2014

Sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock: changes in incidence, pathogens and outcomes - Martin, G.

Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy - Published June 2012

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Association Between Performance Metrics and Outcomes in a 7.5-Year Study - Levy, M., et al.

Critical Care Medicine - Published January 2015

Lactate in Sepsis - Gomez, H. & Kellum, J.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation - Published January 2015

Neonatal Sepsis - Bedford Russell, A.

Paediatrics and Child Health - Published in 2015

The Older Adult Experiencing Sepsis - Englert, N. & Ross, C.

Critical Care Nursing Quarterly - Published in 2015

Pre-existing conditions contribute to rising U.S. maternal mortality rates

Modern Healthcare article citing sepsis as top 3 cause of maternal mortality - Published December 2015

 

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