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Infection, sepsis and multiorgan dysfunction syndrome

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

This   topic  comprises  3  courses  which,  when  completed,  provide  a  detailed  overview  of  the  management  of  the  critically  ill  patient  with  sepsis  based  upon  current  evidence  and  guidelines.

The aim is to improve the learner’s knowledge in this important area, thereby improving patient outcomes in acute cardiac care.

These courses are based on the textbook chapter: 73. Infection, sepsis and multiorgan dysfunction syndrome of the ESC textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 by Julian Arias Ortiz, Raphaël Favory and Jean-Louis Vincent.

What’s inside?

3 courses on:

  • Definitions and  Epidemiology 
  • Sepsis in  the  Cardiac  ICU   
  • Management of  sepsis 

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Course Coordinators

  • Susanna Price
  • Sofie Geveart

Course Contributors

  • Linsey Christie
  • Sarah Leir
  • Brijesh Patel