STRATE­GIES

Modern Healthcare - - BEST PRACTICES -

Im­ple­ment an alert in the elec­tronic health record that sig­nals when a pa­tient might be sep­tic.

Form a team of care­givers des­ig­nated to speed the di­ag­no­sis and preven­tion of sep­sis.

Cre­ate a work­flow check­list so nurses can quickly ad­min­is­ter an­tibi­otics to sep­tic pa­tients as soon as they are avail­able.

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