Nurses are on the front lines of patient care every day. The care nurses give to patients who have sepsis is as important as the care given to a patient with a stroke or myocardial infarction. Nurses know that sepsis is a medical emergency and must be recognized and treated early.
April Ebeling Interview
"If we would have had these screening tools in place before, then I feel like we could have saved his life."
Linda Higgins Interview
Sepsis can result from any infection. "Everyone needs to be aware that that's a possibility."
Nicole Angle Interview
"Our biggest goal is to try to prevent septic shock and try to diagnose sepsis before it gets bad."
Richmond Li Interview
"There's high mortality rates for sepsis, so definitely, it's important to catch it early."
Sang Yu-Choi Interview
"If they were educating us about how to pick out sepsis signs and symptoms earlier, we could have saved her."
Teresa Crite Interview
How important are procalcitonin levels in diagnosing sepsis? Teresa shares her opinion from experience.