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SSC: Steroids in sepsis

Clinical scenario

Patients with sepsis in ITU/HDU

Audit question

Are we meeting the departmental guidelines?


Retrospective audit of consecutive cases admitted to ITU/HDU with a diagnosis of sepsis using agreed criteria.

Steroid usage compared with departmental policy.


Audit standard is 95% compliance

Audit Bottom Line

In progress

Record created on 28th March 2006 by John Butler