Category list : Sepsis
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Sepsis-related deaths in the UK have fallen in the past three decades but continue to be above average for well-off countries, according to a new study.
The Care Quality Commission says it has taken urgent action to safeguard patients at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, after inspectors raised serious concerns about the monitoring of unborn babies and care for people at risk of sepsis.
A tool has been developed by UK researchers to help identify heart failure patients at high risk of sepsis, which they say could catch cases early and save thousands of lives every year.
On several occasions over recent weeks I have found myself explaining to people what sepsis is, its symptoms and why it’s something that needs tackling. These conversations have taken place both in the office and also among friends.
A nurse has received national recognition for helping to dramatically improve sepsis care across Weston Area Health NHS Trust.
Nurses and other healthcare staff at a South Yorkshire hospital missed opportunities to save a young woman’s life from sepsis, an investigation has found.
Staff shortages and hospital overcrowding have contributed to an apparent increase in sepsis death by more than a third in two years, according to a UK safety expert.
US researchers say they have found a clue in understanding how an infection can spiral into sepsis by blunting the body’s immune response.
A major campaign to raise public awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis in Scotland has been launched today.