New Tool In Development to Help EMS Spot Sepsis

April 11, 2014    |   By: Calevir

A team of physicians and other researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are hoping to be the winners of the 2014 Pitt Innovation Challenge award for their proposed “Sepsis Tool Innovator” to help EMS care providers and patients recognize the signs and symptoms of sepsis, bringing early intervention to patients even sooner.   For each hour of delay in the care of sepsis, the risk of death increases by 7%.   View the video and vote on your favorite innovation!


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