Sepsis: A Call for Better Training

Sepsis or blood poisoning is a serious complication of an infection, which can be fatal if not treated quickly. The BBC has recently reported the story of a gentleman who believes that more training is needed. In his case, there was delay in diagnosing sepsis of five hours. The result was life changing with the Read More …

Maternal Infection could be Halved if Antibiotics are Given

Sepsis is a problem in the UK. According to an article recently published in the Daily Mail, sepsis is the biggest cause of maternal death in the UK When it comes to childbirth, assisted births (forceps or ventouse) increase the risk of sepsis. A study has revealed that if antibiotics were given to mothers who Read More …