Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock

  • Rommel SaganaEmail author
  • Robert C. Hyzy


Despite advances in modern medicine, sepsis and septic shock continue to be a leading cause of death worldwide. The United States alone has over 750,000 reported cases per year. It is estimated that severe sepsis is diagnosed in 2 % of all hospital admissions resulting in 10 % of all ICU admissions. The diagnosis and management of sepsis have greatly evolved with the creation of care “bundles” such as Early Goal Directed Therapy incorporated into the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. Research results continue to refine the proposed guidelines in the treatment of this disease.


Sepsis Severe sepsis Septic shock Early Goal Directed Therapy Bundles Surviving Sepsis Campaign Infection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pulmonary & Critical CareUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Critical Care Medicine Unit, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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