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Sepsis Associated with 1 in 5 Deaths Globally, Double Previous Estimate
Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:38 PM

Twice as many people as previously believed are dying of sepsis worldwide, according to an analysis published today in The Lancet and announced at the Critical Care Reviews annual meeting in Belfast. Among them are a disproportionately high number of children in poor areas.

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UPMC Study Supports Value of Certified Nurses

Research published in American Journal of Critical Care finds CCRN certification a differentiating factor in nurses’ knowledge of and perceived…

Excellence in Mentoring Award to Kristina Rudd, MD, MPH

Kristina Rudd, MD, MPH, was honored with the Allen Humphrey Excellence in Mentoring Award for her mentorship of a medical…

John Kellum, MD, Delivers Provost’s Endowed Lecture

John Kellum, MD, delivered a lively talk on December 9, 2019, entitled “The Inconvenient Truth About Acute Kidney Injury” for…

Alexis Steinberg, MD, Awarded ReSS Young Investigator Award, First Place at AHA ‘Shark Tank’

Alexis Steinberg, MD, received a Young Investigator Award for the top-scoring abstract by a trainee at the 2019 Resuscitation Science…

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