Sepsis remains the 9th leading cause of disease-related death and the primary cause of infection-related death in the ICU. Sepsis is a devastating disease that results in over 250,000 deaths and 1.3 million hospitalizations per year. In February 2016, the Third International Consensus on Sepsis published “Sepsis 3.0,” the first new sepsis guidelines since 2003. […]
Childbirth is typically one of the most memorable and emotional moments in the lives of any parent as well as providers who perform full scope obstetrics. Luckily, in 90% of cases infants tolerate the entire process of labor and delivery without issue. However, over 1/1000 infants will develop early-onset sepsis. This devastating disease carries a […]
Recent changes to the management of sepsis are the inspiration for the new medical app, SmartIntern Sepsis 2016.
Sepsis strikes approximately 750,000 people in the US and is responsible for more than 215,000 deaths. Mortality remains high at 25-50% at a cost of $17 billion each year. These figures suggest that control and recognition of sepsis is relatively poor and there are a number of initiatives in place to try and rectify this. One […]
Comprehensive, well-designed app for review of sepsis that would be easily utilized by a wide range of healthcare professionals.