Sepsis is a complication of an infection that can damage multiple organs, and potentially death.
The risk of mortality and urgency when treating all stages of sepsis, from sepsis to septic shock, drove the development of the three and six hour bundles, which are approved by the National Quality Forum as the first scientifically sound, valid and reliable elements for the care of the septic patient. These bundles prompt the completion of the indicated tasks within the first three to six hours after the identification of septic symptoms - 100 percent of the time.
Goal: By September 27, 2018, a 20 percent reduction in sepsis
Resources to prevent sepsis: