ADRENAL study: evidence for steroids in treating septic shock

Treating sepsis patients with steroids leads to quicker recovery and reduces the number of blood transfusions needed, according to ADRENAL – the largest ever international clinical trial on septic shock. A team of researchers from The George Institute for Global…

Examining genetic markers in sepsis

Septic shock is a serious complication of sepsis, affecting 15 thousand Australians annually, with a global mortality rate of up to 50%. Occurring when blood pressure is dangerously low, septic shock starves organs and can rapidly lead to multiple organ…

Sepsis Explained in 3 Minutes

To mark World Sepsis Day, the Global Sepsis Alliance has produced a short video explaining what sepsis is, and how to identify and treat it. Please share this video with friends, family, and colleagues. It may one day save their…

WSC Spotlight

The Global Sepsis Alliance and the World Health Organization have joined forces to host the World Sepsis Congress (WSC) Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis on September 12th, 2017. The WSC Spotlight is a free online congress in which 25 renowned…

Sepsis training in action

On Friday 11 August, the Australian Sepsis Network (ASN) took part in a sepsis quality improvement workshop at Manly Hospital, led by Dr Matt Morgan, an Intensive Care specialist. Originally from the United Kingdom, Dr Morgan’s work includes a focus…