Go into detail about sepsis and various risk factors that could make someone more susceptible.
Sepsis is a horrifying disease that affects over 30 million people worldwide. As many as 44,000 people in the UK die every year because of the illness and its complications. While experts know how it occurs – the body attacks itself in response to an infection – no one really understands why it happens. Unfortunately, the result is a potentially deadly disease that can strike at any time. The best way to treat and prevent future cases is to learn everything you can about the ailment.
This course goes into detail about sepsis. We begin by discussing the various risk factors that could make someone more susceptible to sepsis.
Next, we review the major signs and symptoms of sepsis, giving you information on when treatment should be started. The course also reviews the various ways medical staff and patients can reduce the risk of developing sepsis.
Finally, we talk about the treatment options that are available.
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