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WHO Passes Resolution to Mark Sepsis as a Global Health Priority

WHO Passes Resolution to Mark Sepsis as a Global Health Priority

A resolution recently adopted by the World Health Organization's World Health Assembly could significantly lower the incidence and impact of sepsis.

Increased CVD Risk Persists for Years After Treatment for Sepsis or Pneumonia

Increased CVD Risk Persists for Years After Treatment for Sepsis or Pneumonia

Cardiovascular disease risks persist for years after sepsis or pneumonia.

Clinical Update: Community-Acquired Pneumonia Following Sepsis

Clinical Update: Community-Acquired Pneumonia Following Sepsis

The quick Sepsis-Related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) clinical tool was superior to SIRS criteria for the evaluation of in-hospital mortality.

New Scoring System Predicts In-Hospital Mortality in Critically Ill Children With Sepsis

New Scoring System Predicts In-Hospital Mortality in Critically Ill Children With Sepsis

A new organ dysfunction scoring system that predicts in-hospital mortality was validated in critically ill children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit.

Septic Arthritis Outbreak in NJ Linked to Intra-articular Injections

Septic Arthritis Outbreak in NJ Linked to Intra-articular Injections

An outbreak of septic arthritis linked to intra-articular injections was identified at an outpatient practice in New Jersey.

Reduced Incidence of Sepsis in Patients With Asthma

Reduced Incidence of Sepsis in Patients With Asthma

Asthma patients with infections have a reduced risk of developing sepsis.

Sepsis-Related Mortality Decreased With Rapid Implementation of Protocol

Sepsis-Related Mortality Decreased With Rapid Implementation of Protocol

Rapid treatment of sepsis using mandated care bundles improves outcomes.

Sepsis May Increase Risk of Long-Term Seizures

Sepsis May Increase Risk of Long-Term Seizures

Sepsis is associated with pathways that lead to permanent neurological sequelae, according to research presented at the 2017 AAN annual meeting.

Sepsis and Septic Shock: Updated Management Guidelines

Sepsis and Septic Shock: Updated Management Guidelines

Researchers have updated the 2012 sepsis and septic shock management guidelines based on the results of recent clinical trials.

Presepsin Accurately Detects Early-Onset Sepsis in Preterm Neonates

Presepsin Accurately Detects Early-Onset Sepsis in Preterm Neonates

Compared with pro-calcitonin and C-reactive protein, presepsin has better diagnostic accuracy in discriminating early-onset sepsis.

Sepsis Leading Cause of Hospital Readmission and Associated Costs

Sepsis Leading Cause of Hospital Readmission and Associated Costs

Among medical conditions, sepsis is a leading cause of hospital readmissions and associated costs.

LV Function in Sepsis is a Strong Predictor of Short-Term Mortality

LV Function in Sepsis is a Strong Predictor of Short-Term Mortality

Using SOFA scores alone may overlook a portion of patients with sepsis at high risk for short-term mortality.

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