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Recognition and Diagnosis of Sepsis in Rural or Remote Areas: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: January 23, 2018
Project Number: RA0945-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of processes used for the assessment for and recognition of sepsis in adults with suspected sepsis in rural or remote areas?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of tests used for sepsis diagnosis in adults with suspected sepsis in rural or remote areas?
  3. What is the cost-effectiveness of tests used for sepsis diagnosis in adults with suspected sepsis in rural or remote areas?
  4. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the processes used for the assessment for and recognition of sepsis in adults with suspected sepsis in rural or remote areas?
  5. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with tests used for sepsis diagnosis in adults with suspected sepsis in rural or remote areas?

Key Message

No literature was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of processes for tests used for the assessment or recognition of sepsis in adults with suspected sepsis in rural or remote areas. In addition, no evidence-based guidelines were identified.

Tags

diagnostic tests, infectious diseases, hospitals, rural, rural health services, rural population, sepsis, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, underserved medical area, Septic, Septicemia