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SCCM Pod-VCCR2 New Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Septic Shock

Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS, speaks with Ishaq Lat, PharmD, about new onset atrial fibrillation in septic shock. In the epsiode, the issue of rate versus rhythm control is discussed as well as the need for anticoagulation among this patient population.


SCCM Pod-336 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines: 2016 Update

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM, about the release of the “Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016,” presented at the 46th Critical Care Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii.


SCCM Pod-326 Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Creating Spread for Quality Improvement

Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Jane Taylor, Ed.D, about quality improvement science and her contributions to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.


SCCM Pod-227 Highlights from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, MCCM, co-chair of the updated Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines.


SCCM Pod-213 Implementing the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Christa A. Schorr, RN, MSN, FCCM, about implementing the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines.


Pediatric Treat Before Transfer Sepsis Screening Tool

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. These Transferring Facility Sepsis Recommendations are from Wesley Children's Hospital.


Adult Treat Before Transfer Sepsis Screening Tool - Wesley Healthcare

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The Sepsis Screening Tool and Clinical Pathway is from Wesley Children's Hospital.


Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Clinical Pathway - Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Clinical Pathway and Septic Shock Progress Note are from Cookeville Regional Medical Center.


Pediatric Sepsis Alert Checklist - Wesley Healthcare

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The Sepsis Alert Checklist is from Wesley Healthcare.


ICU Severe Sepsis Screening Tool - Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The ICU Severe Sepsis Screening Tool is from  Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.


Patient Units Severe Sepsis Screening Tool - Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The Patient Units Severe Sepsis Screening Tool is from  Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.


Sepsis Recognition and Treatment Protocols - Stony Brook

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Recognition and Treatment Protocols are from Stony Brook Medicine.


Perinatal Screening Tool​ - Dignity Health

Colleagues share the tools they have developed in their own institutions as they implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. The MATERNAL ASSESSMENT OF SEPSIS tool is from Dignity Health.


Sepsis CALF Sheet: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

A tool from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. When sepsis is suspected, use this form to assure
completion of sepsis bundle interventions.


Surviving Sepsis Campaign Hour-1 Bundle Teaching Slides

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Hour-1 Bundle Teaching Slides outline the process and details for implementing the Hour-1 Bundle.


International critical care nursing considerations and quality indicators for the 2017 surviving sepsis campaign guidelines

A letter to the editor published in Intensive Care Medicine describing the role of the nurse in sepsis care.


A Matter of Life and Death: How States Are Tackling Sepsis as Public Policy

Anthony Fiore, MD, MPH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Chief of the Epidemiology Research and Innovations Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, is featured in a new Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Public Health Review podcast episode, A Matter of Life and Death: How States Are Tackling Sepsis as Public Policy.


Surviving Sepsis Campaign Releases First Guidelines for Sepsis in Children

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 Issue of Critical Conectionns. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SCC) in February released its first guidelines for pediatric patients with sepsis, marking a new milestone in the initiative’s mission to improve sepsis care and save lives.


From the PICU to America’s Got Talent: Angelica Hale’s Story

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 Issue of Critical Connections. Most people know Angelica Hale as the tenacious young lady who won hearts with her incredible performances on America’s Got Talent in 2017.


Pediatric Septic Shock and Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 Issue of Critical Connections. This Exploring Ethics case study is about a 19-month-old male infant with hypereosinophilia due to hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis after unrelated-donor allogenic stem cell transplant.