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Tackling sepsis: How to diagnose, treat and manage it

Our co-hosts sit down with award-winning speaker and author Rommie Duckworth, who explains how to diagnose, treat and manage septic patients


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In this episode, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson take on the topic of sepsis. They are joined by award-winning speaker and author Rommie Duckworth who shares his experience working with the Sepsis Alliance.

Duckworth provides his expertise to describe sepsis, as well as explains how to assess a patient with suspected sepsis and shares the ABC’s of the condition.

Sepsis affects 1.7 million people a year, and over 270,000 people die every year secondary to this condition. Are you prepared to diagnosis, treat and manage a patient with sepsis? Join the discussion and add your comments.

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