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Comment & Response
July 26, 2016

Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Command Hospital Western Command Chandimandir, Panchkula, Haryana, India

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JAMA. 2016;316(4):458. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6368

To the Editor The Sepsis-3 definition of sepsis1 includes the SOFA score.2 The SOFA scoring system has stood the test of time as a simple, readily reproducible scoring system to monitor the progress of sepsis patients, and its place in clinical evaluation is undisputed.