The Campaign has received many inquiries regarding the recent publication of the Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic Shock (ProCESS) trial’s effect on the continuing activities of the Campaign.The Campaign looks forward to additional evidence regarding the optimal resuscitation of patients with severe sepsis and septic shock. Given the existing evidence supporting early targeted resuscitation in these patients, SSC continues to recommend all elements of the current bundles.
Surviving Sepsis Campaign Responds to ProCESS Trial - March 28, 2017
After review of evidence, discussion of practice patterns, and emphasis of the need for early recognition of sepsis, the SSC leadership re-confirmed the use of triage time as “time zero” in the emergency department.
Statement from SSC Leadership on Time Zero in the Emergency Department.
In response to comments and questions, the SSC leadership has provided additional background regarding the guideline recommendation regarding measurement of CVP, ScvO2, and lactate.
Statement from the SCC Leadership on CVP, ScvO2, and Lactate Measurements.