Infected Patient Workshop

At this page you will find all you need to be well-prepared for the infected patient workshop at EMSS17.
We strongly encourage you to review the course material before arriving at EMSS17.

Materials:

- Background reading: The document contains the necessary background knowledge for the workshop.

Septic chart: A pocket guide with the algorithm to diagnose sepsis and septic shock

- qSOFA and 3-hour bundle: A pocket guide that shows the elements of qSOFA and an algorithm describing what must be done within 3 hours from triage in the emergency department.

Abbreviation list: List of abbreviations used in the pocket guides.

Please note: all pocket guides can be downloaded. At EMSS17 you will receive a printed copy of the pocket guides as well.

 

Infected Patient background reading:
This document contains the necessary background knowledge for the workshop. Please read prior to EMSS17.

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Infected Patient – Background reading (pdf)

Infected Patient pocket guides (click to enlarge – download link below):

1. Septic chart:

EMSS17 - Infected Patient Workshop - Pocket guides - 1 Septic chart

 2. qSOFA and 3-hour bundle:

EMSS17 - Infected Patient Workshop - Pocket guides - 2 qSOFA and 3-hour bundle

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Infected Patient Workshop – Pocket guides (pdf)

Septic chart adapted from The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3), Singer et al., 2016, available here at The JAMA Network.

List of abbreviations:
GCS: Glasgow Coma Scale
MAP: Mean arterial pressure
SBP: Systolic blood pressure
SOFA: Sepsis-related organ failure assessment
qSOFA: quick sepsis-related organ failure assessment