Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock

Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock

Guideline Use

These guidelines are for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock

Dose recommendations are based on patients with normal renal function. Refer to drug monograph for dosing in renal impairment

These guidelines may not be appropriate for patients with a history of multi-drug resistant organisms. Consider Infectious Disease consultation

Additional Information

Last Updated: April, 2020

These recommendations are meant to guide empiric therapeutic decision making and are not meant to replace sound clinical decision making. Definitive therapy should be based on culture and susceptibility reports

  • Rebekah Gass, MD

  • Kyle D. Massey, PharmD