Dousing the Flames - Sepsis

Podcast written by: Dr. Laiya Carayannopoulos (Internal Medicine Resident)
Reviewed by: Dr. Alison Fox-Robichaud (Intensivist, President of Canadian Sepsis Foundation), Dr. Waleed Alhazzani (Intensivist and Gastroenterologist, Methodology Chair of Surviving Sepsis Campaign), and Dr. Rebecca Kruisselbrink (Intensivist and General Internist)

Infographic by: Rachel Ahle (Physician Assistant Student)


  1. Surviving Sepsis Campaign 2016 Guidelines

  2. Canadian Sepsis Foundation

  3. The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3)

  4. Churpek, M. Quick Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Early Warning Scores for Detecting Clinical Deterioration in Infected Patients outside the Intensive Care Unit

  5. Fernando, SM. Prognostic Accuracy of the Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment for Mortality in Patients With Suspected Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.