Friday Five – Sepsis Survivor Week
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According to Sepsis Alliance (@SepsisAlliance), in the United States more than 1.4 million people survive sepsis every year. As many as 60% of sepsis survivors are left not only with physical challenges but mental and emotional challenges too. This week’s Friday Five shares information about surviving sepsis to help build awareness for Sepsis Survivor Week, an annual observance that takes place the 2nd week of February.
What is Sepsis?
Our “What is Sepsis?” video breaks down how #sepsis is triggered within the body, what the lasting effects can look like, and more. Watch the video below and visit https://t.co/UtryBpMRn9 for more educational video content focused on this life-threatening condition. pic.twitter.com/TxDN2iYdp5
— Sepsis Alliance (@SepsisAlliance) January 26, 2024
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Life After Sepsis
For patients that survive sepsis, life takes on new challenges that must be overcome together with doctors, spouses, family members, and caregivers. This new informational video helps explain the common symptoms patients experience after surviving sepsis. Produced by Sepsis Alliance and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Life After Sepsis provides practical tips for sepsis patients to follow so they can get stronger, avoid readmission to the hospital, and lead life to its fullest.
Immunexpress Sponsored Webinar
What: The Role of a Host Response Test, SeptiCyte RAPID, to Improve Sepsis Bundle Compliance and Address Diagnostic Uncertainty
Date: February 15, 2024
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET
In this sponsored webinar, Roy Davis, MD, PhD, MHA, Chief Medical Officer of Immunexpress, will introduce SeptiCyte RAPID, a one-hour, FDA-cleared test to differentiate sepsis from non-infectious systemic inflammation,. Dr. Davis will also share clinical validation data and describe its impact in sepsis bundle compliance. Russell Miller, MD, MPH, FCCM, will then explain the clinical value of SeptiCyte RAPID, especially when there is diagnostic uncertainty in patients suspected of sepsis, and why this led to its adoption at his hospital.
— Sepsis Alliance (@SepsisAlliance) February 6, 2024
Sepsis Alliance AMR Conference
What:Sepsis Alliance AMR Conference
When: April 10 -11, 2024
Where: Virtual Conference
Opportunities for AMR education for clinicians, caregivers, patients and the public are viewed by 77% of healthcare executives as necessary for combating AMR. Participation in the Sepsis Alliance AMR Conference offers a unique opportunity for attendees to explore innovative ideas, gain inspiration, and learn about practical technologies to manage sepsis and counteract the expanding challenge of antimicrobial resistance.
The Sepsis Alliance AMR Conference is back for its second year – and registration is officially open!
Join us for a FREE virtual learning opportunity where experts will examine the complex clinical relationship between #sepsis & #AntimicrobialResistance.https://t.co/dIWMoGlczn pic.twitter.com/ukDMoewyYg
— Sepsis Alliance (@SepsisAlliance) January 22, 2024