Guidelines

The fourth edition of "Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016​" is available.

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2016​​
Critical Care Medicine
Intensive Care Medicine

Related Materials
2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines Presentation

A Users' Guide to the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines
Critical Care Medicine
Intensive Care Medicine

Surviving Sepsis Guidelines: A Continuous Move Toward Better Care of Patients With Sepsis
JAMA Viewpoint.

Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock
JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Practice guidelines as implementation science: the journal editors' perspective​
Critical Care Medicine
Intensive Care Medicine

Video: Comparison of recommendations from 2012 to 2016
Critical Connections Live: New Guidelines for the Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock

 

 SSC Statements

 

The SSC offers clarification on the implications of Sepsis-3 definition statements and guidance for hospitals and practitioners.

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Responds to Sepsis-3

The SSC Executive Committee has released an update based on the release of the ProCESS and ARISE trials:

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Bundles - Revised 4/2015 by the SSC Executive Committee; Now under revision consideration by SSC leadership based on the release of version 4 of the International SSC guidelines. More information will be posted soon.

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.