martes, 31 de marzo de 2020

COVID-19 and Sepsis, Charité Hot Topics, ESA Event, Hadley, GSA Awards, More...

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters,
Welcome to World Sepsis Day News - March Edition.

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Can COVID-19 Cause Sepsis? Explaining the Relationship Between the Coronavirus Disease and Sepsis

The COVID-19 Pandemic has the world in its grip, with new developments by the hour. But what is the relationship between COVID-19 and sepsis? Can SARS-CoV-2 actually cause sepsis? Read on to find out...

Video Recap from the 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Sepsis Alliance Now Available

On March 23rd, the 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Sepsis Alliance took place online, with speakers from the European Commission, the WHO, researchers, sepsis survivors, clinicians, and more, including presentations on national sepsis plans and COVID-19 (again). Watch the video here...

Deadline for Applications and Nominations for the 2020 GSA Awards Extended to June 30th, 2020

Due to the current situation worldwide, we are extending the deadline for applications and nominations for the 2020 GSA Awards to June 30th, 2020. Please share this call with your colleagues, friends, and other interested parties - $2,500 prize money, a beautiful trophy, and eternal glory await...

Free Video – Global Burden, Diagnosis, and Adjunctive Therapies of Sepsis and COVID-19 – Charité Hot Topics

On March 16th, the Sepsis Comprehensive Center Charité (SCCC) hosted another Charité Hot Topic Event, supported by the Global Sepsis Alliance. The video recap is available here...

Hadley's Sepsis Story – Casting Down Her Rae's of Sunshine

"Hadley Rae was the sweetest little baby you could ever meet. She would light up the room with her laugh and smile from the day she was born. Our beautiful “Haddie” provided 8 months and 13 days of joy, love, smiles, and sunshine to her family and two big sisters – until March 2019…"

Sepsis Awareness Posters, Pocket Cards, and WSD Flyer Now Updated with New Data from GBD Sepsis Study

In January, the Global Burden of Disease Sepsis Study revealed staggering new data on the incidence and mortality of sepsis globally. We are now happy to report that our Sepsis Awareness Posters, our Pocket Cards, and our WSD Flyer have been updated with the new numbers and are available for you to download...

Calling International Pediatric Nurses to Apply for Erin’s Campaign for Kids Nursing Awards

Until April 10th, 2020, you can nominate or apply for the Erin's Campaign for Kids Nursing Awards, including in the category of international nurse. Learn more here...

Study: Predictive Accuracy of the Quick Sepsis-Related Organ Failure Assessment Score in Brazil: A Prospective Multicenter Study

When the Sepsis-3 definition was published, a new retrospectively-derived tool was proposed to help identify patients with infection at higher risk of deterioration – the 'quick-SOFA' or qSOFA score. Although it was intended only as a risk prediction score, many institutions are now incorrectly using it as a screening tool for sepsis...

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