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As mentioned in my previous blog post sepsis is a huge problem in the hospital setting in the world, costing countries billions of dollars a year in health care costs.  In order to combat this problem, countries from around the world came together in the fall of 2002 and launched the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.  In […]


There are more than 750,000 cases of sepsis each year in the United States.  The mortality rate of sepsis is 20% and economic cost of sepsis is $17 billion a year.  The incidence of sepsis is projected to increase by 1.5% a year.  Although the prognosis of sepsis has improved the death rate will increase […]