Category list : Sepsis
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A team of “champions” is being enlisted across Morriston Hospital, as part of a new campaign highlighting sepsis that also includes mandatory training and an updated screening tool.
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.
Nurses at one of the largest hospital trusts in England have highlighted how the experience of one of their patients sparked a new initiative to prevent sepsis, which will be featured in a television programme on the condition.
Treatment for early-onset neonatal sepsisSubscription
Neonates with suspected early-onset sepsis are often treated aggressively with antibiotics before infection is confirmed. NICE has recommended a gentler approach
An acute trust in Suffolk has introduced of a new dedicated specialist nurse role to provide its nursing staff with more support to identify patients who develop sepsis and acute kidney injury (AKI).
More rapid hospital treatment of sepsis improves patient outcomes and gives support to mandatory protocols, suggests US research.
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.
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 nurse has received national recognition for helping to dramatically improve sepsis care across Weston Area Health NHS Trust.
A series of nurse-led innovations to increase awareness of sepsis at an acute trust have seen the numbers of patients diagnosed and treated for it increase, while the mortality rate has decreased.