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All SIRS + infections + all organ dysfunction
SOFA scores are a great predictor of mortality, but have not been proven to be an effective screening tool. In combination with a normal screening tool in the ICU, it is a way to trend the patient’s risk
- Definition of sepsis and causes
- Prevention of future episodes
- Identifying symptoms
- Risk factors for sepsis
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