The number of people needing hospital treatment for sepsis has reached record levels – Wales Online

Experts say that without quick treatment, sepsis can lead to multiple organ failure and even death.Each year the UK sees an average of 150,000 cases of sepsis which result in more than 44,000 deaths.That’s more than the total number of deaths from bowel, breast and prostate cancer combined.

Source: The number of people needing hospital treatment for sepsis has reached record levels – Wales Online

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s