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Early Detection and Treatment of Sepsis

Early detection of sepsis, with the timely administration of appropriate fluids and antibiotics, appear to be the single most important factors in reducing morbidity and mortality from sepsis. In high-income countries, this means organization of systems responsible for patient care, strong leadership, and an effective optimization of resources for prevention.

Executive summary

The Problem Any infection can lead to sepsis and worldwide, one-third of people who develop sepsis die (Sepsis Alliance, 2019). Mortality from sepsis increases by as much as 8% for every hour that treatment is delayed. As many as 80% of sepsis deaths could be prevented with standardization and mobilization of

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