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Causes Of Sepsis

from Mail Online

Girl finally says first words after sepsis left her unable to speak

Layla Astley, now three, was just 13 weeks old when a water infection triggered her sepsis. She pulled through but the traumatic episode caused delays to development including her speech.

Today is world #sepsis day. For a condition that causes over 40000 deaths a year in the UK it's amazing how few people know about it. Do you? It could save your life or the life of a loved one.

Today is World Sepsis Day - group B Strep is a major cause of sepsis in newborn babies. Time to stop it. #WSD16 #sepsis #groupBStrep #GBSaware #StrepB #bStrep #groupStrepB #groupBStreptest #groupBStrepsupport #gbss #pregnancy #pregnant #baby #babies #prevention #InformedChoice #WhyGuess

from nytimes.com

Could It Be Sepsis? C.D.C. Wants More People to Ask

Sepsis is a leading cause of death, but many people don’t know about it. The…

from Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information

Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) caused by E.coli bacteria can increase risk of kidney damage, sepsis

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CDC: Sepsis is a medical emergency, causes more deaths than heart attacks

The general logic defined by Sepsis Alliance behind choosing September for Sepsis Awareness Month is that both “SEPtember” and “SEPsis” begin with S-E-P. Sepsis can cause organ failure, tissue damage and even death due to the body’s life-threatening response to infection. Observe this month spread awareness! #SepsisAwarenessMonth

from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Think Sepsis. Time Matters.

Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can cause organ failure and death. Healthcare providers can help prevent sepsis and improve early recognition of sepsis. Think sepsis, time matters.

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