Learn more about the practices that are improving survival for patients with sepsis.
“Rapid treatment within the first few hours of diagnosis is the key to reducing mortality and morbidity.”
Care bundles enable clinicians to act quickly and strategically. In the United States, the most widely known sepsis care bundles are those published by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. Interesting developments in sepsis management also are coming out of the United Kingdom, where clinicians have embraced the Sepsis Six 1-hour bundle, a set of 6 interventions to be performed within 1 hour of diagnosis.
This paper reviews how and why sepsis care bundles came to be and discusses how they may evolve in the future.