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VOLUME 27 , ISSUE 7 ( July, 2023 ) > List of Articles

EDITORIAL

Early Antibiotics in Septic Shock: A Desirable Goal but “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Ashit Hegde

Keywords : Antibiotics, Guidelines, Intensive care unit, Sepsis bundles, Septic shock

Citation Information : Hegde A. Early Antibiotics in Septic Shock: A Desirable Goal but “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. Indian J Crit Care Med 2023; 27 (7):459-460.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24494

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-06-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


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