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Pre-Hospital Antibiotics in Sepsis?

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Background: Sepsis remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Prehospital Administration of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. It is well-established that earlier recognition and treatment can lead to better outcome for these patients . Health Sci Rep 2022.

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FDA approves EMR-embedded sepsis prediction tool

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The FDA approved the first-ever AI-powered electronic medical record-based prediction model for sepsis: The Sepsis Immunoscore, by Prenosis. If you look under the hood, it suffers from the same fundamental limitation as all the rest: the lack of a reference standard (gold standard) for diagnosing sepsis.

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Which Sepsis Alert is the Biggest Loser?

EM Literature of Note

This is a short retrospective report evaluating, primarily, the Epic Sepsis Prediction Model, and the mode in which is deployed. The Epic SPM generates a “prediction of sepsis score”, calculated at 15 minute intervals, providing a continuous risk score for the development of sepsis.

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CDC gives a nudge to hospitals on sepsis care

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention formally called on hospitals to develop robust sepsis care programs to systematically identify and treat sepsis, track outcomes, and improve care delivery. ” What is that, a sepsis Stasi? Unlike strokes and STEMIs, sepsis has no gold standard for diagnosis.

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189. Sepsis: burn the stopwatches

Board Bombs

We're covering what's important in sepsis care. Sepsis: burn the stopwatches. We're covering what's important in sepsis care. Sepsis: burn the stopwatches. Take a guess what we won't be covering. It begins with an L and ends in -actate. Want to experience the greatest in board studying? September 11th, 2023.

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New-onset atrial fibrillation provoked by sepsis: anticoagulate or not?

PulmCCM

Your elderly patient with sepsis develops new-onset atrial fibrillation that spontaneously converts to normal sinus rhythm. Should long-term anticoagulation be prescribed at discharge?

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199. Peds Sepsis: Nightmare on Epi Street

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In the Spirit of Halloween let's cover Pediatric Sepsis- the tricks of the trade and how to not miss infections, as well as what to know for the test. Peds Sepsis: Nightmare on Epi Street. Peds Sepsis: Nightmare on Epi Street. Want to experience the greatest in board studying? Cite this podcast as: Briggs, Blake.

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