Jeffrey P. Green, M.D.
Dr. Green is Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Green reports no commercial conflict of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe severe sepsis and discuss the importance of rapid and accurate risk stratification and apply it to the care of patients
- Discuss currently available clinical risk stratification tools for rapid risk stratification of severe sepsis in non-intensive care unit settings
- Describe the physiology of lactate metabolism and its implications for use in sepsis risk stratification
- Supplement clinical risk stratification of severe sepsis by application of inflammatory biomarkers.