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.
- 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.
Infected Patient pocket guides (click to enlarge – download link below):
1. Septic chart:
2. qSOFA and 3-hour bundle:
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