Sepsis Awareness Month 2022

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 13.9% of maternal deaths between 2016-2018 were caused by infection or sepsis. HG puts patients at higher risk due to reduced immune function, invasive procedures, and urinary tract infections. Sepsis is when the body’s response to an existing infection injures its own tissues and organs. Signs…

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Sepsis Awareness Month

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), sepsis is a leading cause of maternal mortality. Hyperemesis Gravidarum significantly increases risk of sepsis because of reduced immune function, invasive procedures, and urinary tract infections. If you suspect sepsis, get immediate care. Every hour matters. Sepsis is when the body’s response to…

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