Nursing CPD Institute

Life After Sepsis – Understanding the Post-sepsis Syndrome

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 23 April 2021
This article gives a rare insight into the consumer perspective of the care provided after survival from sepsis. The results of a survey conducted on 1731 participants in 41 countries. This cohort of patients reported a range of physiologic, physical, and psychological long-term effects of sepsis.

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Course Content

This article gives a rare insight into the consumer perspective of the care provided after survival from sepsis. The results of a survey conducted on 1731 participants in 41 countries; of whom 47.8% had sepsis within 12 months prior to their interview with the surveyors.

This cohort of patients reported a range of physiologic, physical, and psychological long-term effects of sepsis. You are strongly encouraged to engage in reading this article as it will give you valuable insight into the patient experience.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Understand the post-sepsis syndrome
  • Explore the patient experience in the hospital when presenting with the post-sepsis syndrome
  • Review the quality of life post sepsis
  • Consider the healthcare system improvements which could improve the way we treat patients presenting with this syndrome
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