SSC Guidelines

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

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

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 Guideline Translations

 

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign is committed to reducing mortality from sepsis and septic shock worldwide. The Guidelines have been translated into several languages.

 

 SSC Statements

 

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 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Leadership on Time Zero in the Emergency Department

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