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2014-07-23 12:31:30

Hospital leaders, industry experts discuss business and clinical outcomes growth through partnership at the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit DENVER, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2013-04-16 12:40:46

Though the toll of sepsis is known to be enormous – it is estimated to cost the U.S. health care system $24.3 billion each year, and is the nation's third-leading killer, behind heart disease and cancer – the true magnitude of incidence of and death from the illness remains unknown.

2012-02-17 10:56:19

Fever control using external cooling in sedated patients with septic shock is safe and decreases vasopressor requirements and early mortality.

2010-10-01 06:14:00

MANHASSET, N.Y., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) is urging healthcare providers, patients and policymakers worldwide to treat sepsis as a medical emergency.

2010-09-27 10:20:00

MANHASSET, N.Y., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty percent of U.S. adults are not familiar with sepsis, despite the fact that more than 200,000 Americans die from it every year, making sepsis one of the leading causes of death in the nation.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.