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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Identifying patients with sepsis on the hospital wards.

Bhattacharjee P, Edelson DP, Churpek MM. Chest. 2016;151.

Undiagnosed sepsis can lead to serious patient harm. This review describes proactive methods of monitoring patients to augment detection and early treatment of sepsis. The authors discuss how this process has evolved over time and suggest that automated tools can aid in identifying and managing sepsis.