Effectiveness and safety of procalcitonin evaluation for reducing mortality in adult patients with sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock

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Authors

  • Brenda NG Silva,

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    1. Centro de Estudos de Medicina Baseada em Evidências e Avaliação Tecnológica em Saúde, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Brenda NG Silva, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, Centro de Estudos de Medicina Baseada em Evidências e Avaliação Tecnológica em Saúde, Rua Borges Lagoa, 564 cj 63, São Paulo, São Paulo, 04038-000, Brazil. brendagomess@gmail.com.

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  • Régis B Andriolo,

    1. Universidade do Estado do Pará, Department of Public Health, Belém, Pará, Brazil
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  • Reinaldo Salomão,

    1. Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Department of Medicine, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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  • Álvaro N Atallah

    1. Centro de Estudos de Medicina Baseada em Evidências e Avaliação Tecnológica em Saúde, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness and safety of serum PCT evaluation for reducing mortality in adult patients with sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock.