By Olivia Lounsbury, Clinical Intern, Patient Safety Movement Foundation
Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States (Makary and Daniel, 2016). Putting patients first — listening to [...]
Sepsis, redefined in 2016 because of new recommendations aimed to enhance its diagnosis, is “a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection,” taking the lives of [...]
Dear Patient Safety Leaders,
This month we focused on Sepsis, a life-threatening condition and amongst the top ten diseases that lead to mortality in America.
The adoption of a sepsis protocol could [...]