In 2017 the Society for Critical Care Medicine updated its guidelines for sepsis management. These new guidelines differ significantly from ones in the past in that they no longer recommend protocolized resuscitation and emphasize early and aggressive fluid resuscitation when patients present with septic shock. This is the first podcast in the Surviving Sepsis guideline series. The next episode discusses why the new sepsis guideline changed.
Article discussed in this episode: Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock
Laura Evans, MD, MSc, of Bellevue Hospital and NYU Medical Center
Andrew Rhodes, MBBS, MD, of St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust and co-chair of the Surviving Sepsis guideline panel
Mitchell M. Levy, MD, of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital