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Early Sepsis Screening in the Emergency Department

Background Information: Sepsis is a complex syndrome frequently encountered in the ED. This infection-triggered, multifaceted disorder of life-threatening organ dysfunction is due to the body’s dysregulated response to pathologic and biochemical abnormalities.2-4 There has been significant debate regarding the use of …

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Infectious Disease

The SIRS & qSOFA Confusion in Sepsis

Background: It is well established that the rapid identification of patients with sepsis is needed in order to initiate timely care to improve morbidity and mortality.  The systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria have been used for some time for …

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Infectious Disease

The SIRS & qSOFA Confusion in Sepsis

Background: It is well established that the rapid identification of patients with sepsis is needed in order to initiate timely care to improve morbidity and mortality.  The systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria have been used for some time for …

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Infectious Disease

REBEL Cast Episode 2: Isolated Vomiting in Pediatric Minor Head Trauma & Early Detection of SIRS in the ED

Welcome to REBEL Cast August 2014, where Matt, Swami, and I are going to tackle a couple more scenarios to help your clinical practice. Today, we are going to specifically tackle two different topics: Topic #1: Significance of Isolated Vomiting in …

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PediatricsResuscitation

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