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Can Patty Duke's Death Help Prevent Other Sepsis Deaths?

The CDC has this mnemonic for suspecting sepsis, if a person complains of the following symptoms:

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Shock -- This truly CAN HAPPEN to those of us with #ChronicPain if our pain is severe uncontrolled. If you start having these symptoms. notify your family, primary care doctor, pain specialist... EVERYONE who is involved with your pain -- RIGHT AWAY!! And remember, God is there for you so call out and hold on to hope even when its chance seems small.

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Know this all too well....3x in 3 months...all these symptoms....the pain is the worst!

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Symptoms of Electrolyte Imbalance, Plus How To Solve It

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Comparison of different types of shock - Hypovolemic, Cardiogenic, Neurogenic, Anaphylactic, Septic

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Meningitis - Would You Know If Your Child Had It

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Be aware: Could It Be Sepsis? C.D.C. Wants More People to Ask - the C.D.C. is starting a major public awareness campaign to make sepsis a household word. The first step is to teach people to seek treatment quickly when a loved one begins to show symptoms of sepsis, which include chills or fever; extreme pain or discomfort; clammy or sweaty skin; confusion or disorientation; shortness of breath; and a high heart rate.

Know this all too well....3x in 3 months...all these symptoms....the pain is the worst!

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Medictests.com - EMT and Paramedic Practice Tests Online! National Registry Test Prep! Check out our entire library of study resources and NREMT tests!

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Think Sepsis. Time Matters.

Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can cause organ failure and death. Healthcare providers can help prevent sepsis and improve early recognition of sepsis. Think sepsis, time matters.

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