ICU Pathway for the Evaluation/Treatment of Infants > 28 Days and Children with Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock

Fluid Resuscitation

FIRST HOUR

Rapid crystalloid (NS or LR) 20 mL/kg bolus

Rapid Fluid Infusion Techniques

Begin vasoactive infusion if poor response to fluid therapy (40-60 mL/kg)

Monitoring