Research Article
Volume 5 Issue 2 - 2022
A Narrative Review of Guideline-Based Recommendations for the Treatment of Sepsis and Sepsis-Related Conditions
Anudeeksha Satheeshkumar BSA1* and Yana Puckett2
1Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Lubbock TX, USA
2West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston WV, USA
*Corresponding Author: Anudeeksha Satheeshkumar, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Lubbock TX, USA.
Received: December 30, 2021; Published: January 26, 2022




Abstract

Sepsis and septic shock are feared diagnoses in intensive care units and emergency departments all over the world due to the high morbidity and mortality rate of both. Sepsis and septic shock require different treatment approaches as well as careful consideration of the demographic characteristics of the patient. Following evidence-based guideline recommendations for treatment of both conditions is highly encouraged. This narrative review article provides definitions of sepsis/septic shock, basic epidemiological trends noticed among U.S. sepsis patients, and summarizes some of the strongest treatment recommendations from evidence-based sepsis guidelines for bacterial sepsis, COVID-19 viral sepsis, sepsis in neonates/infants/children, sepsis in cancer patients, and meningococcal sepsis. Brief suggestions for nutrition therapy in sepsis patients are also provided.

Keywords: Sepsis; Sepsis Treatment Guidelines; ARDS; NRDS; Sepsis Management

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Citation: Anudeeksha Satheeshkumar BSA and Yana Puckett. “A Narrative Review of Guideline-Based Recommendations for the Treatment of Sepsis and Sepsis-Related Conditions”. EC Clinical and Medical Case Reports 5.2 (2022): 47-54.

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