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Dykes LA, Heintz SJ, Heintz BH, Livorsi DJ, Egge JA, Lund BC. Contrasting qSOFA and SIRS Criteria for Early Sepsis Identification in a Veteran Population. Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS. 2019 Mar 1; 36(Suppl 2):S21-S24.
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Abstract: The quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment lacks sensitivity to be an effective replacement for the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome criteria for sepsis screening.

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