Save Thousands

A Simple Change to Save Thousands from Sepsis: Changing the way antibiotics are given to adult patients with sepsis will save thousands of lives a year globally, according to research by The University of Queensland and The George Institute for Global Health. A clinical trial and systematic review have shown that intravenously administering commonly used penicillin-like antibiotics via continuous infusion – instead of multiple short infusions – cures infections and saves lives. Professor Jason Roberts, Director of UQ’s Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) and Metro North Health’s Herston Infectious Diseases Institute, said the clinical trial of more than 7000 patients

A simple change to save thousands of patients with sepsis as seen on The Hippocratic Post.