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Patient and Doctor, sepsis misdiagnosis.

A recent report from the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence reveals that sepsis is a significant contributor to misdiagnosis-related deaths and disabilities in the United States. In fact, it is among the top five diseases responsible for approximately 40% of such cases. Each year, an estimated 795,000 Americans suffer death or permanent […]

July 18, 2023» Read more
Vital Sepsis in Babies. A newborn in the nicu.

This week, CBS News reported that at least 36 babies across Europe have been infected with a dangerous and often deadly type of viral sepsis. The infection is caused by a rare type of enterovirus called echovirus-11, which typically spikes in the summer and early fall. The outbreak has some pediatric infectious diseases experts in […]

July 13, 2023» Read more
Madonna and bacterial infection

Madonna’s hospitalization from a bacterial infection is making headlines: Learn how sepsis can make bacterial infections like Madonna’s. life-threatening A bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria enter the body and multiply, leading to an immune response and various symptoms. Bacteria are tiny, single-celled microorganisms that can be found virtually everywhere, including in the air, water, […]

June 29, 2023» Read more
4th World Sepsis Congress

In late April, Ciarán had the honor of participating in a Panel Discussion at the 4th World Sepsis Congress, organized by the Global Sepsis Alliance. The focus of the panel discussion was “The Impact of Survivors and Family Members in Improving Sepsis Awareness and Advocacy,” skillfully moderated by Michael Clarke. The participants were comprised of individuals […]

June 15, 2023» Read more
Men's Health Month and Sepsis.

June is Men’s Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about men’s well-being. According to the NIH, males with sepsis have a 70% higher mortality rate compared to females. During this month, it is important for men to take a moment to evaluate their health. Here are some tips to consider: Schedule a doctor’s […]

June 8, 2023» Read more