Surviving Sepsis Campaign


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Surviving Sepsis Campaign

An international effort to reduce mortality from sepsis. It is a joint undertaking of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, the International Sepsis Forum, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
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Outcomes of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign in intensive care units in the USA and Europe: a prospective cohort study.
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign promotes the assessment of every patient, every shift, every day for sepsis.
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines include fluid resuscitation to achieve a Central venous pressure (CVP) of greater than 8 cm[H.
To decrease mortality from severe sepsis the Surviving Sepsis Campaign put forth multiple recommendations, some of which have been incorporated into a six-hour resuscitation bundle and a 24-hour management bundle (1,2).
New evidence based guidelines for the management of sepsis, the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines, will be published in 2012 and represents the work of a committee of 65 international experts representing 26 international organizations, including The World Federation of Critical Care Nurses (WFCCN).
Dr Duncan Watson, a critical care consultant and a member of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, is spearheading efforts to raise awareness about the symptoms and dangers of sepsis at University Hospital.
Serial lactate measurement is a critical component in the evidence based Surviving Sepsis Campaign.
Teamed with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the Surviving Sepsis Campaign set a goal of reducing sepsis mortality by 25 percent within five years of its inception in 2004.
Revised guidelines for the management of severe sepsis and septic shock have recently been published by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC).
Even the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (29) is meagerly endowed with evidence, and will undoubtedly be different next year.
Key words: Nursing, surviving sepsis campaign, prevention, early signs.