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Internist (Berl). 2010 Jul;51(7):925-32. doi: 10.1007/s00108-010-2663-9.

[Prevention and follow-up care of sepsis. 1st revision of S2k guidelines of the German Sepsis Society (Deutsche Sepsis-Gesellschaft e.V., DSG) and the German Interdisciplinary Association of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (Deutsche Interdisziplinäre Vereinigung für Intensiv- und Notfallmedizin, DIVI)].

[Article in German]

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Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Universitätsklinikum Jena der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, Jena, Germany. frank.brunkhorst@med.uni-jena.de

Abstract

The 1st revision of the S2k guideline on the prevention and follow-up care of sepsis, provided by the German Sepsis Society in collaboration with 17 German medical scientific societies and one self-help group provides state-of-the-art information on the effective and appropriate medical care of critically ill patients with severe sepsis or septic shock. The guideline recommendations may not be applied under all circumstances. It rests with the clinician to decide whether a certain recommendation should be adopted or not, taking into consideration the unique set of clinical facts presented in connection with each individual patient as well as the available resources.

PMID:
20652527
DOI:
10.1007/s00108-010-2663-9
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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