Sepsis—Why Every Hospitalized Patient Should be Monitored

Sepsis is a life-threatening, medical emergency affecting approximately one million persons annually in the United States (NIH, 2017). Patients hospitalized with sepsis are eight times more likely to die during hospitalization (Hall et al., 2011). Sepsis is defined as “a life-threatening complication of an infection”. Many doctors view sepsis as a three-stage syndrome, starting with…

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That having a Legal Nurse Consultant review your medical malpractice or injury cases can save an attorney hundreds of dollars in unbillable time? Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (CLNC’s) are registered nurses who have expertise in the healthcare system and are able to analyze complex medical records involved in medical malpractice, personal injury, insurance defense or…

It Only Takes 2 Hours

Pressure wounds (also called bedsores) can develop in as quickly as 2 hours (“Bedsores,” 2015) and can take months to heal?  Constant pressure against the skin causes a decreased blood supply to the area causing tissue injury and tissue death leading to a pressure wound. These wounds commonly happen to patients who are unable to change their…