Tag Archives: Sepsis

Steroid Use For Conditions Like Bronchitis Linked To Higher Rates Of Adverse Events Sepsis, VTE and Fractures

People are often given short-term corticosteroids like prednisone to treat symptoms of conditions like bronchitis or back pain. Short term steroid use often helps people feel better quicker and can save lives. Still, these popular drugs are not without adverse effects. No drugs are. University of Michigan researchers would like people to be aware of a new link they found ...

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Sepsis Declared A Medical Emergency By CDC

Sepsis is a serious medical condition that could lead to immediate death if not treated quickly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health practitioners need to do more to recognize and treat the deadly blood infection. In a report released on Tuesday, the CDC declared sepsis a “medical emergency.” The agency found nearly 72 percent of ...

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