Educational programs have been demonstrated to improve compliance with these care bundles and survival among patients with severe sepsis and septic shock” Khawcharoenporn and Konsantad (2016).
Sepsis is a common disease contributing to significant mortality. Strategies including blood cultures before antibiotic therapy, early appropriate antibiotic therapy, early goal-directed therapy, acute respiratory distress syndrome and lung protective protocols, targeted blood glucose control and use of corticosteroid have been recommended for mortality reduction in patients with sepsis [1,2].
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However, compliance with these sepsis care bundles was generally poor in much of Asian countries . Educational programs have been demonstrated to improve compliance with these care bundles and survival among patients with severe sepsis and septic shock [4,5].
Khawcharoenporn, T. and Konsantad, A. (2016) Impact of the educational program on outcomes among patients with sepsis hospitalized from the ED. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. October 7th. [epub ahead of print].
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