CLOVERS: Early Resuscitation in Sepsis - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to determine the best treatment strategy for patients with low blood pressure caused by a severe infection.
Low blood pressure due to a serious infection
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults presenting to the Emergency Department who are have low blood pressure caused by a serious infection.
What is Involved?
If you agree to be in this study you will:
- Be randomized (like the flip of a coin) to receive:
---A) Medicine to raise your blood pressure before being given fluids OR
---B) A larger amount of fluids first and then medicine to raise your blood pressure