Two Simple Protocols for Getting Ahead of Suspected Sepsis

September 10, 2014

Physicians can save lives by implementing two simple protocols when they suspect a patient has sepsis, according to Dr. Mitchell Levy, co-chair of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Management Guidelines Committee, medical director of the medical intensive care unit at Rhode Island Hospital, and professor at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. Levy discusses these protocols in a CDC Expert Video Commentary on Medscape. View the short video and transcript at: 

Physicians can save lives by implementing two simple protocols when they suspect a patient has sepsis, according to Dr. Mitchell Levy, co-chair of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Management Guidelines Committee, medical director of the medical intensive care unit at Rhode Island Hospital, and professor at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. Levy discusses these protocols in a CDC Expert Video Commentary on Medscape. View the short video and transcript at: http://www.cdc.gov/sepsis/clinicaltools/index.html

Source: CDC