Hand Hygiene with the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission

This year the World Health Organisation’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands May 5 campaign is linking hand hygiene to the prevention of sepsis in healthcare. Over 18,000 Australians suffer from sepsis every year and 5,000 of these will die. Of those who survive, half are left with a disability or…

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 Health – including Professor Simon Finfer of the Australian Sepsis…