Category list : Sepsis
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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.
Treating sepsis patients with steroids does not reduce mortality but does lead to quicker recovery in survivors and the need for fewer blood transfusions, according to a major international study.
A first year nursing student who nearly died from sepsis is determined to use her experience to educate others about the condition and has helped organise a ground-breaking training event.
Nurse researchers have begun a new study today into why the UK has more childhood deaths from treatable infections than comparable European countries, and why fatal delays in admission occur.