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Sepsis Screening Tool for Patient in Emergency Department

Purpose:

To screen a patient in the Emergency Department for sepsis using the tool of Goerlich et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

A40, A41, A49.9

Description:

Goerlich et al developed a simple tool to screen patients in the Emergency Department for sepsis. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Texas at Houston.

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