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2014-05-27 12:30:59

Deadly and largely unknown condition contributes to half of all hospital deaths DENVER, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC and the Sepsis Alliance today announced a partnership to launch a Colorado-focused public awareness campaign around sepsis, a medical emergency that contributes to as many as half of all hospital deaths.(i) The campaign will encourage caregivers to learn the signs of sepsis and seek medical treatment quickly, and will ask providers to improve early identification...

2014-04-22 11:46:28

A new prediction tool can help doctors better identify patients who are at highest risk for respiratory failure after surgery and therefore prevent the often deadly condition, suggest data from a large multi-center study published in the May issue of Anesthesiology. Affecting nearly 200,000 Americans a year, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a sudden failure of the lungs caused by a number of issues ranging from smoke inhalation to pneumonia or blood infection. High-risk...

2014-04-22 10:07:14

Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a leading cause of respiratory failure after surgery. Patients who develop the lung disorder postoperatively are at higher risk of dying in the hospital, and those who survive the syndrome may still bear its physical effects years later. A Mayo Clinic-led study is helping physicians better identify patients most at risk, the first step toward preventing this dangerous and costly surgical complication. They found nine independent risk factors, including...

2014-04-18 10:09:07

New insight has the potential to improve treatment for the condition In a review published in the April issue of Immunity, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it's time to take a fresh look at the medical community's approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, including more than 200,000 Americans. Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to fight an injury or infection trigger inflammation...

2014-04-17 23:12:04

Partnership will deliver predictive analytics fed by real-time data. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Amara Health Analytics, Inc. today announced that it has selected Capsule Tech, Inc. as the exclusive North America reseller of Amara’s Clinical Vigilance™ for Sepsis product, the industry’s most accurate decision support software for aiding providers in the early identification of hospital patients at risk of sepsis. Capsule will offer Clinical Vigilance for Sepsis as part of...

2014-04-15 12:30:16

Capsule to Provide Amara's Clinical Vigilance(TM) for Sepsis Software as Part of its SmartLinx(TM) Medical Device Information System ANDOVER, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, announced it will exclusively resell in North America Clinical Vigilance(TM) for Sepsis software from Amara Health Analytics, Inc. Clinical Vigilance(TM) for Sepsis is a clinical decision support system based on...

2014-04-03 08:30:46

New initiative seeks to secure justice for families who have lost a loved one due to neglect at healthcare institutions WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center believes that, based on the calls they receive from family members, needless deaths caused by sepsis, or septic shock, is a much bigger problem than anyone knows. If a family is mourning the loss of a loved one who died from sepsis, or septic shock, after a stay in a nursing home, a rehab...

2014-04-03 08:30:31

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life threatening conditions in the intensive care unit, announced that Dr. Phillip Chan, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of CytoSorbents, will present a corporate overview at the 13(th) Annual Needham Healthcare Conference at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City, New York. Dr. Chan will present from 10:00...

2014-03-26 12:28:36

CINCINNATI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Septic shock is a severe systemic infection and major cause of death for the old and young alike. Unfortunately, researchers say testing new drug regimens to stop the infection is confounded because clinical trials include patients who are either too sick to be saved by experimental therapies or not sick enough to warrant the treatments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO In a study published in the April...

2014-03-13 08:27:59

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses in the intensive care unit, announced that it will sponsor a research symposium entitled: "SIRS and SEPSIS - New Therapy with CytoSorb®" at the 34(th) International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM 2014) in Brussels, Belgium next week. The program is scheduled for...


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2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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