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Sepsis survival rates increased by faster hospital action
 

Sepsis survival rates increased by faster hospital action

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A new study suggests that following a strict protocol early on can help increase the chances of patient survival following sepsis.
 
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29 May 2017 - General
 
Prompt medical assistance and early management can truly help lower mortality rates and improve survival rates in sepsis. The administration of broad spectrum antibiotics is warranted especially in cases of severe sepsis or septic shock while waiting for blood culture results. However, health practitioners should also take into consideration the possibility of superinfection when giving broad spectrum antibiotics to patients that is why strict precaution should always be observed especially in i...
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