Friday, October 5, 2012

Nurse-Led Sepsis Program Cuts Mortality Rates

A new nurse-led sepsis-screening and response program in California was able to cut mortality rates in half in the nine hospitals where it was implemented.  The University of San Francisco's Integrated Nurse Leadership program conducted a nearly two-year project at nine hospitals. It was built around four approaches: patient sepsis-screening, fast-track workups to confirm diagnoses, promoting adherence to treatment protocols, and ongoing monitoring.

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