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#SurvivingSepsis #SCCMSoMe
Download the full guidelines for free from @CritCareMed:

Review the Executive Summary to see how the updated guidelines were developed and how they differ from the 2016 guidelines:

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As #MedTwitter regulars, you may have already heard that the #SurvivingSepsis Campaign has released the updated 2021 version of the International #Guidelines for Management of #Sepsis and #SepticShock!

But have you gone thru the updates yet?

A #Tweetorial (1/x):
There are 93 #recommendations made in the new publication. I don’t have time to write (or read) that kind of #Tweetorial and neither do you. That’s what the publication is for ->… !

But let’s hit the ✨highlights✨ starring Table 1: (2/x)
Why we care (and we care so much!): Sepsis and septic shock affect millions of people globally each year, and kills somewhere between 1/6 and 1/3 of those diagnosed with the #syndrome. 1/3!!! 😳😢 (3/x)
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#SurvivingSepsis Campaign Guidelines on
the Management of Critically Ill Adults with #Covid_19



#sepsis @CritCareMed @SCCM
#COVID_19 shows Cytokine Storm Syndrome reminiscent of secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

Resp failure in #COVID_19 WO #ARDS - Don't use routine steroids

Resp failure in #COVID_19 with #ARDS- may use steroids shorter course, lower doses

#sepsis @CritCareMed @SCCM
Use empiric abx in hypoxic resp failure + #COVID_19

Identifying bacterial co-infection or superinfection
in pts with #COVID_19 is challenging

Co-infection 5-18% in MERS, Staph aureus common, virulent. Secondary infection 11%, may be Gram-ve organism

#sepsis @CritCareMed @SCCM
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The ANDROMEDA- SHOCK Randomised Clinical Trial
Thoughts by @z_cepillo…
Multicentre (28) open label RCT to determine if peripheral perfusion targeted resuscitation during early septic shock in adults is more effective than a lactate-targeted resuscitation for reducing mortality.
Inclusion criteria: adult patients with septic shock (infection, lactate >2, vasopressors to maintain MAP >65mmHg after IV fluid of 20ml/kg over 60 mins.
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