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Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force—Reply

Todd Dorman, MD1; Daniel De Backer, MD, PhD2
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1Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
2CHIREC Hospitals, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
JAMA. 2016;316(4):462. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6392.
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In Reply The Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine convened an expert panel on sepsis for the purpose of reexamining definitions of sepsis and sepsis shock. The task force comprised recognized world leaders with expertise in sepsis pathophysiology, clinical trials, and epidemiology. It included leaders from 8 countries. The task force’s subsequent work was endorsed by 31 additional societies around the world.


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July 26, 2016
Charles R. Wira III, MD; Kai E. Swenson, MD
1Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
2Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
JAMA. 2016;316(4):460. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6371.
July 26, 2016
Ellen L. Burnham, MD; Jesse Roman, MD
1Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora
2Department of Medicine, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, Louisville, Kentucky
JAMA. 2016;316(4):460-461. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6383.
July 26, 2016
Gentle S. Shrestha, MD, FCCP
1Department of Anesthesiology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
JAMA. 2016;316(4):459-460. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6386.
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