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University of Queensland: Sepsis Plan Needs Action

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Queensland issued the following news:

Doctors from leading Australian institutions including The University of Queensland have called on the government to implement a national action plan to fight one of Australia's biggest killer diseases, sepsis.

Paediatric intensive care specialist Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach said a coordinated approach was the best way to effectively manage the deadly condition across all states and territories.

"Currently in Australia, the standard of care to recognise or to manage sepsis is very dependent on what state you're in or which hospital you're in," Dr Schlapbac...