March 4th, 2016

Podcast 197: A dissent on sepsis

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The authors of the new sepsis definitions encouraged “debate and discussion,” and an editorial in Chest was quick to provide it.

The editorialist, Dr. Steven Simpson, is worried about missing some cases if consideration of SIRS (the systemic inflammatory response syndrome) is tossed out of the definition.

Chest editorial (free PDF available if you scroll down that landing page)

Last week’s interview on the new defintions (free)

 

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