Compliance with a sepsis bundle and its effect on intensive care unit mortality in surgical septic shock patients.

@article{Pestaa2010ComplianceWA,
  title={Compliance with a sepsis bundle and its effect on intensive care unit mortality in surgical septic shock patients.},
  author={David Pesta{\~n}a and Elena Espinosa and Julio R Sang{\"u}esa-Molina and Raquel Ramos and Elia P{\'e}rez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Marta Duque and Elena Martinez-Casanova},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2010},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={1282-7}
}
BACKGROUND The Surviving Sepsis Campaign was launched in 2002, aiming at a 25% reduction in mortality in sepsis during a 5-year period. We hypothesized that the compliance with an adapted sepsis bundle would improve intensive care unit (ICU) survival in a cohort of surgical septic shock patients. METHODS A retrospective, observational study was performed… CONTINUE READING