[Surviving Sepsis Campaign update 2018: the 1 h bundle : Background to the new recommendations].Anaesthesist. 2019 04; 68(4):204-207.A
A new update of the sepsis bundle was published by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) in April 2018. The original 3 h and 6 h bundles have been restructured and combined into a 1‑h bundle. The recommendations comprehensively focus on diagnostic and therapeutic measures which should be carried out within 1 h after recognition of sepsis. This article presents the background and discusses criticisms of the new recommendations.