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SIRS, Sepsis, and Septic Shock Criteria

Defines the severity of sepsis and septic shock.

SIRS Criteria (≥ 2 meets SIRS definition)
Sepsis Criteria (SIRS + Source of Infection)
Severe Sepsis Criteria (Organ Dysfunction, Hypotension, or Hypoperfusion)
Septic Shock Criteria
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome Criteria

Calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care nor should they substitute for clinical judgement. disclaimer