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Pre-Hospital Antibiotics in Sepsis?


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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A Beginner’s Guide to Vasoactive Drug use in Children with Septic Shock

Don't Forget the Bubbles

Four-year-old Ed is being resuscitated for presumed Invasive Group A Streptococcal Sepsis from tonsilitis. What is Shock? Shock is defined as a type of circulatory failure where lack of oxygen leads to dysfunction of vital organs. The overall goal in managing any cause of shock is to restore oxygen delivery to the organs.

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Pediatric Septic Shock

EB Medicine

In this episode, Sam Ashoo, MD, interviews Ara Festekjian, MD, one of the authors of the November 2022 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice article on Pediatric Septic Shock in the Emergency Department Introduction: How common is sepsis in kids and what is the mortality rate in the US?

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REBEL Cast Ep116: The CLOVERS Trial – Restrictive vs Liberal Fluids in Sepsis-Induced Hypotension


Background: IV fluids are part of the standard resuscitation bundle in septic shock, however it is unclear if they provide a significant benefit. The goal of the trial was to see if early vasopressors improved shock control by 6 hours. This resulted in better shock control by 6hrs (76.1% Liberal: 14.9% Liberal: 14.9%

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174. Cardiogenic Shock: the heart doesn't care about your sepsis protocol

Board Bombs

Let’s talk about a lesser common cause of shock. Cardiogenic Shock. Let’s talk about a lesser common cause of shock. Cardiogenic Shock. In fact, it might just decide to kill the patient if you do that. Want to experience the greatest in board studying? Cite this podcast as: Briggs, Blake; Husain, Iltifat. Episode 174.

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2300 Door-to-antibiotic time on mortality of admitted sepsis patients: systematic review and meta-analysis

Emergency Medicine Journal

Aims and Objectives In 2021, the Surviving Sepsis Campaign International Guidelines advised clinicians to administer antimicrobials within 1h and 3h to sepsis patients with and without shock respectively. We aim to evaluate whether the timing of antibiotic administration in admitted sepsis patients affects mortality.

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Uncommon Causes of Shock

University of Maryland Department of Emergency Med

An Uncommon Cause of Shock Sepsis is the most common cause of distributive shock encountered in the emergency department and intens. Click to view the rest

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