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Sepsis vs. SIRS: Understanding the Critical Differences

In today’s world, we frequently encounter news about viruses and the spread of viral infections, but historically, bacterial infections caused far more deaths than the worst viral plagues. Today, bacterial infections are linked to 1 in 8 global deaths. Often, it’s the immune system’s inflammatory…

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Sepsis: The Definitive Guide to Everything You Need to Know

Known in the medical field as the silent epidemic, sepsis (aka septicemia) can be deadly if not caught early enough. In our ultimate guide to sepsis, our experienced Kentucky nursing home abuse lawyer answers some of the most common questions we receive each week, from…

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The Danger of Sepsis-Related Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Sepsis may cause complicated medical problems you’ve never heard of. As if your loved one’s sepsis infection was not scary enough, she has now been diagnosed with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) after developing sepsis in her Kentucky nursing home. What Is Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation? Serious…

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Sepsis in a Kentucky Nursing Home Can Lead to Limb Amputation

You expected to deal with many health problems for your loved one as they aged, but amputation was not one of them. Now, when your loved one should be living comfortably, they have to deal with the physical and mental pain of amputation, and they…

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After Surviving Sepsis, an Elderly Loved One May Experience Post-Sepsis Syndrome

Your loved one survived the dangerous sepsis infection she got while living in a nursing home. While the sepsis infection is cured, your loved one still suffers long-term sepsis-related health problems. Many sepsis patients who continue to suffer from physical or psychological problems after successful…

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When Nursing Home Negligence Caused Your Loved One’s Sepsis

Nursing home residents often have multiple health issues. It can be tricky for you, as a family member or a friend, to know when something has changed, or a new medical problem has developed. You count on the nursing home doctors and nurses to notice…

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