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Defines the severity of sepsis and septic shock.
Check with your own hospital for its sepsis guidelines, sepsis "bundle" or sepsis algorithm. Two excellent references (PDF) come from the EMCrit website.
Calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care nor should they substitute for clinical judgement. disclaimer