American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS326
Title: Sepsis Update 2017
Date and Time of Session: Wednesday, October 25: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: Recent randomized controlled studies have provided data about better resuscitation techniques, selection of appropriate vasopressors, adjunctive treatments (e.g. steroids) in septic patients. The 2016 Update of the Surviving Sepsis Guidelines was just published in January 2017. Experts will be invited to review changes present in the new Sepsis guidelines and supplement with new data regarding optimal management of patients with sepsis and septic shock in 2017. Areas covered will include: a.Updates to the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines b.Vasopressors c.Fluids d.Steroids e.Antibiotics and f.Nutrition and other supportive care.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Trauma / Critical Care (TRA)
Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements:
Sponsored By:
Committee on Trauma, Advisory Council for General Surgery
Program Participants:
Lena M. Napolitano, MD FACS
Matthew R. Rosengart, MD, MPH, FACS
Speaker Fluids, Resuscitation Targets, Vasopressors in 2016 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines: What's Changed?
John C. Marshall, MD, FACS
Speaker What's New in Source Control and Antibiotic Management in Sepsis?
Robert G. Sawyer, MD, FACS
Speaker Sepsis-3 Definitions, Surviving Sepsis Guidelines and Current Research: The Editor’s Perspective
Timothy G. Buchman, MD, FACS, MCCM
Speaker What Does the Future Hold: Precision Medicine and Immunoadjuvants in Sepsis?
Richard S. Hotchkiss, MD
Questions and Answers