Expert Opinions on Sepsis, Innovations in Reconstructive Surgery, and Medical Trailers in the UK, all in Healthcare Global
NORWICH, England, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
The May issue of Healthcare Global, the pioneering digital media site for healthcare
professionals and executives, is live online and available to read today.
One of the most devastating diseases in the world – Sepsis – is responsible for
approximately 10,000 deaths a day, but at the same time, it is one of the least recognised
illnesses out there.
This month, Healthcare Global spoke to Dr Konrad Reinhart, the Director and Chairman
of the Global Sepsis Alliance, to find out what needs to be done to tackle Sepsis and
reduce the impact it has across the globe.
Reinhhart believes that raising awareness of Sepsis and getting people to recognise
its symptoms is the key.
“Sepsis can be prevented,” he says. “In the developing world it can be prevented by
having better sanitation and hygiene processes, improved nutrition, clean water and
promoting vaccinations in children.
“But the main way it can be prevented is if it is recognised early and the patient
receives adequate measures of treatment. Treatments like antimicrobials and intravenous
fluids must be initiated when the first signs of organ dysfunction appear. If they are
given in the first few hours the survival rate may be up to 80 percent, but studies
suggest with each hour of delay the mortality rate increases by five to eight percent.”
Elsewhere in the May issue of Healthcare Global, we’ve investigated the technological
innovations in reconstructive surgery, how healthcare organisation can overcome the skills
gap in the industry and looked how medical trailers are transforming patient care in the
You can read all these stories and more at http://www.healthcareglobal.com or by
flicking through the Healthcare Global digital magazine
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