Archive for July 2015

Sepsis: the largely unknown condition that puts one million people in the hospital each year

Sepsis is the most expensive cause of hospitalization in the US. One million patients are hospitalized for sepsis each year. This is more than the number of hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke combined. And it is deadly. Despite these grave consequences, fewer than half of Americans know what the word sepsis means. By Hallie Prescott and Theodore Iwashyna.

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