Category list : Sepsis
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Would you risk sepsis to display a surgical wound on social media? Midwives in Hull are finding that new mothers are removing their dressing so they can post photos of their caesarean section wounds on Facebook.
New mothers are risking a serious infection - and even sepsis - by ripping off their dressings to post images of their caesarean section scars on social media, midwives have warned.
Many survivors of sepsis develop physical and psychological symptoms collectively known as post-sepsis syndrome. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
A Shropshire trust has appointed its first sepsis nurse practitioner in a bid to “push forward” the way its hospitals detects and treats patients with the condition.
The vast majority of NHS hospitals in England are using officially endorsed clinical tools designed to improve the response to life-threatening sepsis, new research has found.
“Terrifying” new figures showing a doubling of cases of sepsis in England over two years have sparked a new call for action to address nurse shortages.
An interdisciplinary approach to antimicrobial stewardship involving comprehensive blood culture identification (BCID) testing can slash broad spectrum antibiotic use, according to US researchers.
Nursing staff need better training in identifying sepsis, warn leading nurses, who are speaking out to coincide with a powerful patient presentation at the Royal College of Nursing’s annual conference.
A team of nurses has created a new online training course to help colleagues spot the signs of sepsis in children, in a bid to fill the “gap” in staff training needs.
Hospital nurses will be required to alert consultants if patients with suspected sepsis do not respond to treatment within an hour, under new rules being brought in to reduce deaths.