The development of sepsis harms over 1 million individuals in the United States annually and is responsible for 1 death out of every 6 patients considered septic. This course will provide full coverage of sepsis from first arrival at the ER to treatment in the ICU. The various rubrics for diagnosing sepsis and its severity will be examined in depth, as well as interventions for fluid restoration, managing infection, and preventing complications such as venous thromboembolism.
Detailed case studies, helpful diagrams, and questions that cover the many dimensions of sepsis management will help you to engage with and internalize the course content. After completing this discussion, you will understand how to swiftly diagnose sepsis, the various protocols for treatment, and the effectiveness of many established and proposed interventions, giving you the means to rapidly treat a condition where quick and effective management is key to survival.