Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. Sepsis occurs when chemicals released into the bloodstream to fight the infection trigger inflammatory responses throughout the body. This inflammation can trigger a cascade of changes that can damage multiple organ systems, causing them to fail.
This video discusses the diagnostic and treatment processes that should be conducted within the first hour when a patient comes into a hospital with sepsis.
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This video will introduce the clinical guidelines for treating sepsis, commonly known as the Sepsis Six.
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This video aims to spread awareness regarding sepsis and help people understand current treatments, specifically Sepsis 6 that consists of three diagnostic and three therapeutic steps.
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This video defines sepsis, outlines the current evidence for long-term impairment and discusses the implications of these findings.
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This video presents one patient’s experience in her life after sepsis and what it means for clinical practitioners, family members and the patient.
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