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C. diff. Spores and More

Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific

April 05th 2016:Sepsis; Number One Preventable Cause of Death Worldwide

In this episode Tex Kissoon, MD,a well-known doctor from Canada, will provide us with the insight into the global phenomenon of Sepsis. Sepsis affects more than 30 million lives per year yet it is almost unknown to the general public and is quite often misdiagnosed by medical professionals worldwide. The reasons of why that is with the "why" Sepsis is so deadly, and what you can do to increase Sepsis awareness-- will be discussed in the next 60 minutes. Dr. Kissoon is joined by Ray Schachter, a Sepsis survivor who has dedicated all of his available time to combating and raising awareness of Se

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Dr Niranjan "Tex" Kissoon, MD

Dr. Kissoon is the Past President of the World Federation of Pediatric Critical and Intensive Care Societies, Vice-President, Medical Affairs at BC Children’s Hospital and Professor, Pediatric and Surgery (Emergency Medicine) Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC as well as he holds the University of British Columbia BC Children’s Hospital, Endowed Chair in Acute and Critical Care for Global Child Health. Dr. Kissoon is the vice chair of the Global Sepsis Alliance, co-chair of World Sepsis Day and the International Pediatric Sepsis Initiative.He has been involved in both advocacy and promoting Canada-wide involvement in World Sepsis Day as part of
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Ray Schachter

“I miraculously survived acute Sepsis in 1996 due to extensive medical intervention and have experienced the immediate and long-term consequences on me and my family. I am the Chair of the GSA Task Force whose goal is to have the UN mandate Sepsis as a World Health Day. Working with these very accomplished and committed people from GSA, many of whom are on the GSA Executive or Ambassadors, on this important project is a very special opportunity.”
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2441/c-diff-spores-and-more 19/12/2017 10:00 19/12/2017 11:00 C. diff. Spores and More https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2441/c-diff-spores-and-more In this episode Tex Kissoon, MD,a well-known doctor from Canada, will provide us with the insight into the global phenomenon of Sepsis. Sepsis affects more than 30 million lives per year yet it is almost unknown to the general public and is quite often misdiagnosed by medical professionals worldwide. The reasons of why that is with the "why" Sepsis is so deadly, and what you can do to increase Sepsis awareness-- will be discussed in the next 60 minutes. Dr. Kissoon is joined by Ray Schachter, a Sepsis survivor who has dedicated all of his available time to combating and raising awareness of Sepsis worldwide. Both are members of the Global Sepsis Alliance, which has established World Sepsis Day on September 13th every year to raise awareness for Sepsis worldwide. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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