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The Assessment of Implementation of Methods in Sepsis and Respiratory Failure (AIMS) Study seeks to determine the safest and most effective approach to sepsis intervention using the evidence-based Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines. Marilyn N. Bulloch, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM, was joined by Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM, at the 2023 Critical Care Congress to discuss the goal of the AIMS Study and the elements of both the Hour-1 and 3-Hour bundles.
Updated global adult sepsis guidelines, released by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC), place an increased emphasis on improving the care of sepsis patients after they are discharged from the intensive care unit (ICU) and represent greater geographic and gender diversity than previous versions. The updated guidelines are especially important today, as many who are seriously ill with COVID-19 are particularly vulnerable to sepsis.
Critical Care Medicine: October 4, 2021
The updated Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) COVID-19 guidelines are now available, reflecting the learnings from the latest major studies. This month’s Concise Critical Appraisal dives into the update to outline the changes and new recommendations made by the international panel and discusses limitations of the available data.
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