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Coverage from the

Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) 45th Critical Care Congress

February 20 - 24, 2016; Orlando, Florida

February 20 - 24, 2016 Orlando, Florida
  • SCCM New Measure for Sepsis Promises Rapid Diagnosis Monocyte distribution width, a new biomarker, is more accurate than white blood cell count for determining which patients are truly septic, report researchers.
  • SCCM New Criteria Released for Defining Sepsis, Septic Shock One of the largest collaborative studies ever conducted in the field of critical care has resulted in updated definitions for sepsis and septic shock and the development of a new assessment score.
  • SCCM Telecritical Care Saving Lives Using Skype Critical care specialists from west of the Rockies demonstrate that using telemedicine to deliver care to patients in the intensive care unit saves lives.

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