Tag: sepsis

Capillary Refill Trainer App Review: Game-Based Simulation to Teach a Critical Physical Exam Skill

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. […]

Early Onset Sepsis App Calculator Review: Ensures Early Identification of Newborns at Risk for Sepsis

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 […]