Clostidioides difficile causes diarrhea that can be severe, and can lead to toxic megacolon, sepsis and death.  It occurs in about 58 per 100,00 hospital admissions in the healthcare setting and an additional 63 per 100,000 per
The data comes from a Research Letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine, where the researchers compared an algorithm's diagnostic acumen with the medical staff's decisions.
Detecting sepsis early to initiate therapy and heightened surveillance saves lives. One of the core CMS quality measures is how quickly a patient is started on antibiotics, with hospitals penalized for acting too slowly.
Within high-density lipids are proteins, apolipoproteins to be exact, that bind to fats to aid transport and assist in metabolism. One of them, apolipoprotein L1 (APOL 1), is a ubiquitous but relatively minor player in fat transport.
Sepsis remains one of the most costly and deadly of medical conditions. Sepsis is not a disease per se, but a syndrome, a collection of signs and symptoms, that indicated the presence of an overwhelming infection.
Comedian, actress and “The View” talk show host Whoopi Goldberg survived, but is still recovering from, a harrowing ordeal.
Caravaggio (1571-1610) was an artist who famously painted various biblical scenes, some of which were quite violent.
Sepsis is an overwhelming infection that can lead to organ failure and death. It is a big problem.
Another underwater birth, another near-fatal consequence. This time the imperiled, septic newborn endured unnecessary multi-organ failure that necessitated a two-month hospitalization in the intensive care unit (ICU).
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