Posts Tagged ‘SOFA score’

March 4th, 2016

Podcast 197: A dissent on sepsis

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) […]


February 27th, 2016

Podcast 196: Sepsis redefined

We have Edward Abraham, Dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine, with us to talk about the new definitions of sepsis and septic shock. He wrote an editorial in JAMA that puts the changed definitions into perspective for clinicians. Listen in. Editorial in JAMA (free) JAMA paper with new definitions (free) NEJM Journal Watch coverage (free)  


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