Table 2.

Beneficial effects of EGDT of severe sepsis and septic shock (7 to 72 hours)a

StandardEarly GoalP Value
In-hospital mortality (%)46.530.5<0.009
SCVO2 (%)65.370.4<0.02
Lactate (mmol/L)3.93.0<0.02
PH7.367.4<0.02
Mechanical ventilation (%)16.82.6<0.001
Fibrin split product (μg/dl)6239<0.001
  • a Data from reference 2.