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Critical Care Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 410430, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/410430
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Implementing a Collaborative Sepsis Protocol on the Time to Antibiotics in an Emergency Department of a Saudi Hospital: Quasi Randomized Study

1Department of Emergency Medicine, King Abdulaziz Hospital, P.O. Box 2477, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
2Intensive Care, Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Hospital, P.O. Box 2477, Al-Ahsa 31982, Saudi Arabia
3Infectious Diseases/Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Hospital, Al-Ahsa 31982, Saudi Arabia

Received 15 August 2013; Accepted 19 March 2014; Published 8 April 2014

Academic Editor: Djillali Annane

Copyright © 2014 Rifat S. Rehmani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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