Cardiovascular hospitalization increased after sepsis hospitalization
Feb 01, 2023
“Professionals need to be aware that people who have previously had sepsis are at very high risk for cardiovascular events,” an author said.
Early warning system can identify sepsis patients
Aug 03, 2022
Patients whose alert was confirmed by a provider within three hours had a reduced in-hospital mortality rate.
IV vitamin C increases risk for death, organ failure in sepsis
Jun 17, 2022
The risk increased with intravenous vitamin C versus placebo for adults with sepsis in the ICU receiving vasopressor therapy.
Greater nurse staffing tied to better sepsis outcomes
Jun 01, 2022
An increase in registered nurse hours per patient day was associated with a 3% decrease in 60-day mortality.
These medical innovations are good news for aging adults
Lois A. Bowers
Mar 07, 2022
Sepsis, prostate cancer, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, hypertension. These are some of the conditions that will benefit from medical advancements noted on the Cleveland Clinic’s recently announced...
Scientists report ‘rogue antibodies’ behind severe clotting with COVID-19
Feb 18, 2022
The study authors suggest that future research assess the potential benefits of screening COVID-19 patients for antiphospholipids and other autoantibodies.
$2.5M judgment against operator for resident’s ‘serious and painful’ injuries results in changes...
Jan 11, 2022
A California assisted living and memory care provider has changed its resident assessment practices to be more “invasive” following a $2.5 million jury award a company representative called “outrageous.”
2000 to 2019 saw decline in sepsis-related death rates for ≥65s
Nov 10, 2021
The increase in sepsis-related death rates varied with age, with the rate about five times higher for adults aged 85 years or older versus those aged 65 to 74 years.
ACR: Certain serious infections down for psoriatic arthritis patients
Nov 10, 2021
There has been a decrease in hospital discharges for sepsis, skin and soft tissue infections, and urinary tract infections among patients with psoriatic arthritis during the past several years.
Flu vaccine may protect against adverse events after SARS-CoV-2
Aug 17, 2021
Individuals who had received a flu vaccination had lower risks for sepsis, stroke and deep vein thromboses as well as emergency department and ICU admissions