Community Based Sepsis
Sepsis In The News
August 31, 2017: The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new campaign entitled “Get Ahead of Sepsis”. The “Get Ahead of Sepsis” educational initiative calls on healthcare professionals to educate patients about: recognizing sepsis as a medical emergency, identifying the early signs of sepsis, preventing infections and seeking medical attention quickly if you suspect sepsis. There are a number of resources available on the website that can be downloaded, printed, and shared.
View the CDC’s August 31 press release here.
In addition, a link has been created on the Surviving Sepsis Campaign website home page.
Aired February 1, 2017 on News 10 ABC and WXXA-FOX23: "Silent Killer". News anchor Lydia Kulbida interviews local sepsis survivor to raise sepsis awareness.
Aired on 10/1/16 on WGY radio “A Deadly Ignorance/ Upstate Issues”
August 24, 2016: CDC releases a report about sepsis, emphasizing the importance of prevention and early recognition. Sepsis is caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis is a medical emergency.
Vital Signs website
August 23, 2016: PBS News Hour- "What Parents and the Public Need to Know About Sepsis"
WNYT Channel 13 Albany Benita Zahn Interview: Campaign Underway To Raise Sepsis Awareness – April 12, 2016
Sepsis Campaign Seeks to Raise Awareness of Warning Signs, Treatment Protocols
Article by Clare B. Bradley, MD, MPH