Articles in "Septic Shock"

Summary of Sepsis and Septic Shock Treatment in 2017

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

The 2016 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines have just been released and summarize the current international guidelines for the management of patients with sepsis and septic shock

Continuous-Infusion Beta-Lactam Antibiotics is Superior to Intermittent Dosing in Septic Patients?

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

This meta-analysis demonstrates that continuous infusion beta-lactam antibiotics compared with traditional intermittent antibiotic dosing lowers 30-day mortality in septic patients.

Early Goal Directed Therapy for Sepsis: No Longer?

by Rick Rutherford, M.D., FAAFP

The recently studied ProCESS study, has generated significant discussion about sepsis care and the ongoing need for early goal directed therapy for septic shock has been called into question.