The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) released the new sepsis definition with the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3).
Sepsis is life-threatening organ dysfunction due to dysregulated host responses to infection. Septic shock is a subset of sepsis where underlying circulatory and cellular/metabolic abnormalities are profound enough to substantially increase mortality
Read the full article here: Sepsis 3 JAMA, Feb 22, 2016
qSOFA is in. A qSOFA score of 2 or 3 or a rise in the SOFA score of 2:
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