Category list : Sepsis
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A device that spots the early signs of sepsis in hospital patients is among a number of new NHS innovations chosen for national backing in order to save lives and improve treatment.
A new guide to improve awareness of sepsis among health visitors and school nurses has been launched by Public Health England, stressing nurses must be able to signpost parents to help if their child becomes unwell.
A new national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of sepsis has been announced by ministers in Scotland.
Nursing Times has launched a new learning resource for nurses to coincide with World Sepsis Day on 13 September 2017.
Thousands of community nurses, healthcare assistants in care homes and health visitors can expect training on how to look out for signs and symptoms of sepsis, as part of a renewed drive to improve treatment of the condition.
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.
Pneumonia or sepsis in adults that results in hospital admission is associated with a six-fold increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the first year, according to Swedish researchers.
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).
Giving immediate antibiotics when patients present with suspected sepsis reduces their risk of dying by a third. This summary of an NIHR-funded study includes an online self-assessment to test your understanding of the research
The extreme pressure on nursing and other NHS staff is making it harder for them to act quickly to prevent life-threatening sepsis, according to one survivor who lost all his limbs to the condition.