Does early goal directed therapy in sepsis still hold relevance in low and middle-income countries?

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https://doi.org/10.3126/jsan.v4i1.17267

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Early goal directed therapy, EGDT, low and middle income countries, Sepsis

Abstract

The efficacy of early goal directed therapy in improving outcomes has been questioned in few recent studies. But, does that hold true for low and middle income countries like Nepal? This editorial expresses the views of the editors on the usual care of sepsis patients and early goal directed therapy in resource limited settings.

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Diptesh Aryal, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute of MedicineMaharajgunj, Kathmandu 44600

Lecturer, Department of Anesthesiology

Apurb Sharma, Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre, Bansbari, Kathmandu, 44606

Head of the Department,

Department of Cardiac Anesthesia

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Published

2017-06-28

How to Cite

Aryal, D., & Sharma, A. (2017). Does early goal directed therapy in sepsis still hold relevance in low and middle-income countries?. Journal of Society of Anesthesiologists of Nepal, 4(1), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.3126/jsan.v4i1.17267

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