Pathophysiology
Sepsis Core Measure
Sepsis Mortality
Sepsis Sources
Sepsis Resources

100

Systemic Inflammatory Response to Infection

What is sepsis?

100

The Sepsis CM began in this year.

What is 2015?

100

This number represents the nation wide mortality rate for sepsis.

What is 30-50%?

100

These type of infections are the most common cause of Sepsis.

What are lung infections?


100

This website has the most up to date information on sepsis or patients and caregivers.

What is Sepsis Alliance? 

200

This is the reason that Lacitc Acid elevates in Sepsis.

What is tissue hypoperfusion?

200

A proven way to decrease variation in Sepsis care.

What is use of the sepsis order set?

200

Best way RNs can help to decrease Sepsis mortality.

What is early recognition?

200

An infection more frequent in women also frequently causing confusion. 

What is a UTI? 

200

For general questions about a Sepsis patient you can call this nurse at this extension.

What is the Sepsis RN 496-5116? 

300

This needs to be present in order for the patient to meet Severe Sepsis criteria.

What is organ dysfuntion?

300

Lactate, Blood Cultures, ABX, Fluids are a part of what in sepsis care?

What are the 3 Hour Sepsis Bundle Elements?

300

Type of antibiotic that should be given first.

What is broad spectrum?


300

This type if infection frequently leads to an increase in Bilirubin. 

What is Cholangitis or Cholecysitis? 

300

Resource that can be utilized for a decompensating sepsis patient. 

What is the Rapid Response RN?

400

Common clinical assessment findings in sepsis.

What are fever, chills, mottling, ALOC/confusion, tachycardia?

400

Lactate, Vasopressors, Sepsis focused Exam are a part of what in Sepsis Care?

What are the 6 Hour bundle elements?

400

The higher number of these failures, the higher the sepsis mortality.

What is organ failures? 

400

The syptoms of this kind of infection can be mistaken for pyschosis.

What is meningitis or encephalitis?

400

BONUS!!!

500

This is the number one organ failure found in sepsis.

What is Kidney Failure?

500

This is what happens when a patient does not receive the core measure elements in the approriate time frame.

What is a fallout?

500

Mortality increases in sepsis by 8% every hour by this is delayed.

What are antibiotics?

500

The only source of sepsis not treated with broad spectrum ABX.


What is Clostidium Difficile infection?

500

BONUS!!!