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Sepsis 3.0 and the Quick SOFA

Just when you thought you knew how to recognise sepsis, memorised the SIRS criteria (despite recognised shortcomings) and practice aggressive early management …

Pop Quiz! #2

Welcome to…. Pop Quiz! A series of quick-fire questions on random topics. As always, work out your answer before reading the one provided, …

EGDT, it had such PROMISE

The NEJM this week is overflowing with papers relevant to critical care. Amongst them is the anticipated PROMISE trial, the final chapter in …

The ARISE study released, and…

Similarly with the recently published PROCESS trial, the initial conclusion is no benefit in 90-day all-cause mortality for early goal-directed therapy. We …

EGDT and ProCESS

ProCESS is out. Guess what?….protocolised resus doesn’t change outcome. Worth reading this. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1401602?query=OF A Randomized Trial of Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic …