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C. diff. Spores and More

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April 26th 2016:Sepsis Knows No Boundries: It Can Happen To Anyone

In this episode Sepsis will be defined by three Healthcare Clinicians and one Clinician -- a Sepsis survivor. According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics estimates that, based upon information collected for billing purposes, the number of times people were in the hospital with sepsis or septicemia (another word for sepsis) increase.Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. If sepsis progresses to septic shock, blood pressure drops dramatically, which may lead to death. Anyone can develop sepsis, but it’s most common and most dangerous in older ad

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Carl Flatley

On April 30, 2002, Carl Flatley’s life changed. It was the day his daughter Erin died from septic shock, something Dr. Flatley, a retired endodontist, had never heard of. (Faces of Sepsis: Erin Flatley) After Erin’s death, Dr. Flatley learned everything he could about sepsis and he was astounded at what he – and millions of other Americans – didn’t know about the condition. He was shocked to learn that sepsis killed well over 200,000 people in the U.S. every year and affected so many more survivors. In 2004, Dr. Flatley founded the American Sepsis Alliance, which in 2007, became Sepsis Alliance. He made it his mission that sepsis would become as well known as cancer, diabetes, and othe
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Sherrie Dornberger

NADONA/LTC is a nurse specialty organization representing the nurse leaders within the long term care continuum association with a mission to support and promote quality of care for those individuals receiving long term care, and concern for those delivering long term care. NADONA/LTC has nominated Sherrie Dornberger as their designated representative. Sherrie is the current Executive Director of NADONA/LTC, and is a Registered Nurse with 40+ years of experience in Nursing Administration, Long Term Care, and Infection Prevention.
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Dr. Hudson Garrett

Dr. Garrett is a recognized international expert in infection prevention and control. Dr Garrett currently serves as the Chairperson of the Education Committee for the C Diff Foundation, and Vice President, Clinical Affairs PDI, Inc. and is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Fellows Program in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. He was honored as a Who’s Who for Infection Control by Infection Control Today Magazine in 2013 in recognition of his contributions to the field.
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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 Sepsis will be defined by three Healthcare Clinicians and one Clinician -- a Sepsis survivor. According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics estimates that, based upon information collected for billing purposes, the number of times people were in the hospital with sepsis or septicemia (another word for sepsis) increase.Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. If sepsis progresses to septic shock, blood pressure drops dramatically, which may lead to death. Anyone can develop sepsis, but it’s most common and most dangerous in older adults or those with weakened immune systems. Early treatment of sepsis improves chances for survival. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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