Every 3-4 seconds someone dies of sepsis.
Sepsis awareness month is currently taking place and this week, on September 13th, saw World Sepsis Day. Sepsis is a worldwide endemic health problem, claiming more lives than any cancer. The disease is more common than any heart disease, but still there seems to be a lack of awareness among the general public about sepsis and, more importantly, it is very often missed when a Clinician is forming a differential diagnosis. We’ll explain why this is and what sepsis is, as well as discussing the signs and symptoms to look out for.Read More