Surviving a critical illness is no small feat, but it’s only half the battle for many patients. Serious complications can still result after an illness appears to have cleared. One of those resulting dangers is brain dysfunction.
A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has developed macrophage “nanosponges” that can safely absorb and remove molecules from the bloodstream that are known to trigger sepsis.
The results from the largest ever study of septic shock could improve treatment for critically ill patients and save health systems worldwide hundreds of millions of dollars each year.
Brazil has an extremely high rate of mortality from sepsis in intensive care units (ICUs), surpassing even mortality due to stroke and heart attack in ICUs.
By Mike Abrams
Sepsis Alliance Survey Reveals Parents Not Armed With the Knowledge to Spot Sepsis in Their Children
Sepsis Alliance announces the findings of a new pediatric survey, conducted by Radius Global Market Research among more than 1,000 parents with a child in the household.
Healthcare experts have long known the benefits of integrated sepsis care programs, yet less information has been published on potential unintended consequences of these programs. That’s changed with a new study that suggests that electro
Sepsis, the syndrome of life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by infection, is a major cause of death, disability, and cost. Many studies suggest that the incidence of sepsis is increasing over time, while mortality rates are decreas