Severe Sepsis Practice Alert and Tools

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Severe Sepsis Practice Alert and Tools

Description

This Practice Alert from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) provides brief, vital instructions to improve management and prevent mortality in patients with severe sepsis. AACN Practice Alerts TM are short directives designed for easy reference. The first part of the Practice Alert is the clinical information followed by references to support the clinical statements.

This Practice Alert also includes the following tools:

  • Severe sepsis presentation
  • Severe sepsis audit tool

Developer:

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Funding Sources:

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

History

Release Date: 2010
Original Summary: July 2012
Last Updated: 08/01/12

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