Article Abstract

Use of antibiotics in the ambulance for sepsis patients: is earlier really better?

Authors: Rebekka Bolliger, Meret Merker, Philipp Schuetz

Abstract

In their study entitled Prehospital antibiotics in the ambulance for sepsis: a multicentre, open label, randomised trial, Dr. Nadia Alam and colleagues from the Department of Internal Medicine, VU University Medical Center and the Institute for Cardiovascular Research, Vrije University Amsterdam investigated, whether patients with sepsis could benefit from prehospital antibiotics in the ambulance.