AAMC News: How Five Hospitals Are Drastically Improving Care
The American Association of Medical Colleges News (AAMCNEWS) Lists Five Ways that academic medical centers are improving patient care, saving lives and reducing costs. 2 on their list is Reducing Sepsis Risk in Children.
Reporting on the recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) which showed that adopting Rory’s Regulations mandatory sepsis protocols that require hospitals in New York State to provide antibiotics, fluids and take blood cultures within 60 minutes of suspected sepsis reduced the odds of death by 40% compared to children who did not receive all three steps.
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