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Pediatric Sepsis: A Diagnosis That Could Save A Life

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Adrienne Randolph MD, MSc

Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School


In this video, Dr. Adrienne Randolph, Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine, and Director of the Immunobiology of Critical Illness Laboratory at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, discusses recent developments and progress in the diagnosis and classification of pediatric sepsis. 
Upon viewing this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the impact of pediatric sepsis
  • Understand changes to the sepsis definitions for adult patients
  • Identify sepsis in infants, children and adolescents
  • Identify the differences between current pediatric and adult sepsis criteria
Additional Resources:
Please refer to the following online resources for more information about the Diagnosis of Sepsis in Pediatric Patients:

Initial publication: September 8, 2017.


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Topics: Infectious Disease Critical Care