Twice as many people as previously believed are dying of sepsis worldwide, according to an analysis published on Jan. 16 in The Lancet and announced at the Critical Care Reviews annual meeting in Belfast. Among them are a disproportionately high number of children in poor areas. Led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and University of Washington schools of medicine, the study […]
Worldwide sepsis infections and deaths are double what was previously estimated, a new study says. Sepsis also remains the most common cause of in-hospital deaths in the United States, costing the country $24 billion a year.