Hospital Failures Contributed to Crowthorne Man’s Death, Coroner Rules After Sepsis Misdiagnosis

Crowthorne, United Kingdom – A coroner ruled that the death of Michael Nye, who died after a heart attack at Royal Berks Hospital in November 2022, was partly caused by hospital staff failing to spot signs of sepsis. Nye had arrived seriously unwell at the hospital after contracting Strep A during a national outbreak that … Read more

Sepsis: A Global Health Threat Affecting Vulnerable Populations and Requiring Urgent Multidisciplinary Approach

Atlanta, Georgia – Sepsis, a life-threatening condition, occurs when the body’s immune system overreacts to an infection, causing damage to its own tissues and organs. Anyone can develop sepsis, but older adults, young children, pregnant women, and those with existing health issues are at higher risk. Symptoms of sepsis include fever, rapid heart rate, confusion, … Read more