viernes, 26 de mayo de 2017

WHA Adopts Resolution on Sepsis

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters,
Welcome to a special edition of our World Sepsis Day Newsletter, on the occasion of the World Health Assembly taking place in Geneva right now. And they have done it:

WHA Adopts Resolution on Sepsis

On Friday, May 26th, 2017, the World Health Assembly and the World Health Organization made sepsis a global health priority, by adopting a resolution to improve, prevent, diagnose, and manage sepsis.

Video Recap of the 'WHA Side Event on Sepsis' Now Available

The 'WHA Side Event on Sepsis' was hosted by the GSA, IAPO, and the BMG on May 24th, and speakers included high-ranking policy makers, government officials, WHO representatives, patient advocates, sepsis experts, and sepsis survivors. The video recap is available here.

Time to Treatment and Mortality during Mandated Emergency Care for Sepsis

This statewide evaluation showed that a delay to the completion of a 3-hour bundle and a delay of the administration of broad-spectrum antibiotics were associated with greater in-hospital mortality among patients with severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department. Read the full article and study here.

The Global Sepsis Alliance Refreshes Its Design
Last week, the GSA updated its logo and color scheme - we hope you like it. To learn more about it, including why we felt it was necessary, read the full story here.

New Study Highlights Challenges in the Management of Sepsis in Resource-Poor Settings

A recent study published in Intensive Care Medicine highlights the challenges in the management of sepsis in ICUs in resource-poor settings and makes suggestions for the future. Read the full article and study here.

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