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they were first published in 2016, Sepsis-3 definitions have not been
universally accepted. Rather, they have become a source of controversy
because the clinical and laboratory parameters used had been derived
mainly from patients hospitalized in Intensive Care Units (ICU) in the
Materials and Methods
1. Study flow chart.
1. General characteristics of patients
|Figure 2. Mortality according to sepsis definition.
2. Reclassification of patients using the Sepsis-3 definitions.
|Figure 3. Receiving Operator Characteristic (ROC) of qSOFA ≥ 2 and SIRS for ICU mortality.