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Current tools insufficient to guide anticoagulation decisions for new-onset AF in sepsis

The most commonly used stroke risk calculator does not predict postsepsis stroke and should not be used to guide decisions about anticoagulation among patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) and sepsis, a new study concluded.
17 Apr 2024

Proprietary sepsis prediction model not accurate in external validation study

The Epic Sepsis Model had low sensitivity and did a poor job identifying sepsis in hospitalized patients, researchers found. It also potentially increased alert fatigue, by generating alerts in 18% of hospitalized patients.
30 Jun 2021

The limited evidence for IV albumin

An expert explains recent guidelines on IV albumin that recommended against the blood product in the settings where it is most commonly used.
10 Apr 2024

ICU admission associated with worse outcomes in sepsis, better survival in acute respiratory failure

Patients admitted from the ED to the ICU with sepsis had worse survival and longer length of stay than those admitted to the wards, while patients with acute respiratory failure had better survival in the ICU than on a medical ward, a multicenter study found.
8 Dec 2021

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Elevated troponin I levels during sepsis may indicate risk for postsepsis CV complications

A U.S. retrospective study looked at rates of atherosclerotic disease, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure in the year after sepsis in patients with elevated troponin I levels and no previous diagnosis of cardiovascular (CV) disease.
9 Jun 2021

Updated recommendations on corticosteroids in sepsis, ARDS, CAP

New guidance from the Society of Critical Care Medicine includes conditional recommendations to administer corticosteroids to patients with septic shock or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and a strong recommendation for severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
31 Jan 2024

High-dose vitamin C not associated with improved mortality in sepsis

A systematic review and meta-analysis found that while high-dose IV vitamin C was associated with less vasopressor use and better SOFA scores, it did not appear to be linked to significant improvement in short-term mortality rates.
15 Sep 2021

Debates in sepsis

Experts disagree about use of antibiotics, IV fluids, and quality measures.
15 Jan 2019

Surviving Sepsis Campaign releases updated guidelines for hospitalized adults

Topics covered among the 93 recommendations include screening and early treatment of sepsis, hemodynamic management, ventilation, additional therapies, and long-term outcomes and goals of care. Changes include which sepsis risk scores are recommended.
20 Oct 2021

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