Tag Archives: Sepsis

Hot topics – sepsis definitions, flaviviruses and unintended consequences of antibiotics

What’s hot in Infectious Diseases 2016 Ferguson Port Moresby General Hospital Grand Rounds  1/3/16. Antibiotic stewardship key points from this talk: Audit how antibiotics are being used in your unit/hospital – if you don’t measure something you can’t change it! Eliminate … Continue reading

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New sepsis and septic shock definitions are an important event

These carefully wrought new definitions potentially revolutionise our approach and will provide greater diagnostic clarity for more rapid recognition and treatment. Highly relevant to all clinicians, including pathologists.  Worth a close read! Recommendations (JAMA current edition)  Editorial and several other items of … Continue reading

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