Sepsis

Sepsis is a serious and life-threatening complication that may follow after an infection and hematogenous dissemination. It leads to severe hypotension that may prove lethal, in case septic shock manifests. Tachypnea and changes in mental status are some of the most common symptoms. Sepsis requires immediate and aggressive treatment with intravenous antibiotics and supportive interventions.

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By now you likely understand that when you have an infection, your immune system works tirelessly—sometimes with the help of medications like antibiotics and antivirals—to fight the intruders that are making you sick. But unfortunately, this battle isn’t always easily won.When an infection isn’t …

An inquest concluded last month there was "a failure of the initial assessment" to consider following national guidelines for sepsisA mother hopes …

A now 11-year-old British girl lost both of her feet after doctors reportedly mistook her meningitis symptoms for a stomach virus, her mother said.Brogan Patridge first showed signs of meningitis while on a vacation with her family in Cornwall in 2016, her mother, Aimee Patridge, told The Sun. They...

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Emergency departments across the nation are delivering better care for patients with sepsis and chest pain, improving opioid prescribing and ordering …

A hospital trust in Nottingham is being asked to explain what changes it’s made after an inquest found failings in the treatment of a five year old girl who died.The hospital says they have made a "number of changes" since her death.

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WellSpan York Hospital was determined to be out of compliance of Pennsylvania’s Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act after a patient …

PUPILS have paid tribute to a "passionate" history teacher who died at just 24 following a brave sepsis battle.Chloe Marriot died just two months …

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition triggered by a dysregulated host response to microbial infection resulting in vascular dysfunction, organ …

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"It was one of the worst moments of our lives...I had to hold his lifeless body as they put him under and then put him down on the bed."Sat in the …

A MUM-of-one has told how she almost lost her leg after being bitten by a mystery critter during a girls' holiday to Benidorm.Faye Wilkes, 41, from …

The mother of a 5-year-old boy is speaking out after he was misdiagnosed with diabetes instead of sepsis and later died, the Mirror reports.At an inquest in South Yorkshire, England, on Monday, 28-year-old Laura Turner recalled how her son, Shay, vomited every time he drank and had dark circles …

This video reviews updated definitions of and clinical criteria for diagnosing sepsis and septic shock based on recommendations from an expert task …

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