Addressing the Challenges of Diagnosing and Coding Childhood Sepsis Cases
Sepsis is difficult to define and detect early, especially in children. Physicians must understand these guidelines and diagnostic tools to diagnose sepsis early. Accuity’s pediatrician team breaks down the evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing sepsis in pediatric patients. You’ll learn the importance of physician alignment on proper sepsis coding and clinical documentation for overall patient outcomes and your hospital’s quality measures and reimbursement.
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- Comprehensive U.S. sepsis case statistics
- Detection of early sepsis in children
- Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) guidelines for pediatric sepsis management
- Why early detection and proper coding are critical