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Table 1 Breakdown of tasks of the initial resuscitation bundle achieved within 6 hours

From: Early recognition and management of sepsis at West Middlesex University Hospital

Initial resuscitation tasks (within 6 hours) Number of patients achieved/total number of patients % of patients where SSC recommendation was followed
Serum lactate measured 25/33 76
Obtaining blood cultures prior to antibiotic administration 6/33 18
Broad-spectrum antibiotics within 3 hours from time of presentation for Emergency Department admissions 6/9 67
   1 hour for non-Emergency Department ICU admissions 5/24 21
In patients with septic shock or serum lactate >4 mmol/l (36 mg/dl)   
   Fluid challenges 7/23 30
   Vasopressors 17/23 74
   CVP >8 mmHg in nonmechanically ventilated patients (12 to 15 in mechanically ventilated patients) 2/23 9