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Answering Questions for Sepsis Survivor Week: How to Help a Sepsis Survivor

February 12, 2020

When sepsis survivors are discharged from the hospital, the healthcare professionals caring for them believe that the survivors can cope and recuperate at home or in a convalescent/rehabilitation environment. For …

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Good Nutrition Helps Sepsis Survivors Recuperate

February 7, 2020

We’ve all heard the expression “we are what we eat.” There’s a lot of truth in that saying. Eating a healthy diet helps reduce the risk of some illnesses, while …

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Survey Finds EMS May Not Be Prepared to Treat Children for Deadly Sepsis – the Leading Cause of Death of Infants and Small Children Worldwide

February 3, 2020

  Sepsis Alliance and Children’s Hospital Association release Sepsis: Pediatric First Response, a training module for EMS and emergency medical clinicians   San Diego, Calif – Today, Sepsis Alliance and …

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World Cancer Day: The Cancer and Sepsis Connection

Just about everyone has been touched by cancer in some way, be it through a friend, colleague, family member, or even yourself. According to the Centers for Disease Control and …

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Oral Infections Can Cause Sepsis: National Children’s Dental Health Month

January 31, 2020

Bacteria can enter the body through the gumline or any breaks in the gum, cheeks, even palate. For this reason, good dental hygiene and dental care are vital to maintaining good health overall.

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Novel Coronavirus Update

January 27, 2020

The number of people affected by the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, which originated in China is climbing. There are now cases reported in several countries around the world, including the United …

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New Virus, 2019-nCoV, Causes Pneumonia and Sparks Concern Worldwide

January 24, 2020

January 27: Due to the quick pace of developments regarding the spread of this virus, the numbers in this article are outdated. Please see Novel Coronavirus Update for more information. …

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Two Major Sepsis Stories in the News – Burden of Sepsis and Vitamin C Results

January 17, 2020

This week brought us the results of two sepsis studies, both of which provide important findings for the healthcare community and the general public. The first study, published earlier this …

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Danaher and Sepsis Alliance Work Together to Improve Sepsis Care

San Diego, Calif  – Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s first and leading sepsis organization, and Danaher, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving …

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New Study Shows Deadly Sepsis Rates are Double Prior Estimates – Global Burden of Sepsis Says Poor Countries and Children Hit Hardest

January 16, 2020

A new study, the most comprehensive to date on the staggering incidence of sepsis and sepsis deaths, was released today in The Lancet, confirming that the actual rates are double …

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Vaccines Help Reduce Sepsis Risk

January 14, 2020

Sepsis is surprisingly common. According to the most recent statistics available, every year about 1.7 million people in the United States are hospitalized with sepsis, the body’s toxic and life-threatening …

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Flu Season Hitting Children Hard This Year

January 6, 2020

It’s hard to imagine that something like the flu can be deadly. Most of us who do catch the influenza virus feel quite sick for a few days, maybe a …

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Nearly 7,000 Children Die from Sepsis Annually in the United States – A New Collaboration Intends to Improve Care and Save Lives

December 20, 2019

Sepsis Alliance and the Children’s Hospital Association Collaborate to Educate Health Providers on Pediatric Sepsis Early Recognition and Treatment San Diego, Calif – United in purpose to significantly reduce childhood …

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Sepsis Coordinator Network Growing, Providing Resources for Healthcare Professionals

December 12, 2019

The Sepsis Coordinator Network (SCN) keeps growing and providing education for healthcare professionals who work toward improving sepsis care in their facility and/or the community. The SCN was launched in …

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Staying Healthy During the Holidays

December 11, 2019

As 2019 draws to an end, many people will gather to celebrate and to spend time with each other. Whether it’s an office party, a family gathering, or a New …

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Volcano Burn Victims Have a Long Road to Recovery

December 10, 2019

Images of an erupting volcano in New Zealand are now being replaced with stories of survivors. Most were seriously burned, some up to 80% of their body. According to news …

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