Wound Care

September 19, 2020

Symptoms, Identification and Treatment of Sepsis

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC Many people are aware of how important knowing their numbers is for their health — things like blood pressure, weight and cholesterol, but do you know what TIME stands for in relation to your health? TIME is the acronym for the warning signs of a serious and insidious […]

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September 19, 2020

Sepsis Awareness Month Offers Opportunity to Learn about Sepsis Symptoms, Why Infection Prevention Is Critical and That Prompt Treatment Is Critical

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The human body is amazingly designed — when working well, its many systems and the organs they serve work in exquisite concert with each other. They help us do everything from processing outside stimuli to digesting food, from facilitating growth to delivering nutrient-rich blood to and […]

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July 27, 2020

Sepsis: Keeping Patients Safe during COVID-19

By Cherry Odom, BSN, RN-BC If you or your loved one has an abnormal temperature, an infection, mental confusion or is extremely ill, do you know what to do? “Don’t wait,” said Angela Morrow, BSN, RN, a sepsis coordinator at Mission Hospital. “Be aware of the signs and seek urgent medical care right away.” “It […]

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May 15, 2020

Committed to Caring: CarePartners Home Health Services during COVID-19

By Robert A. Poarch For the Home Health team at Mission Health’s CarePartners, COVID-19 hasn’t meant slowing down. “A lot more people are considered homebound now because it’s not safe for them to be out. Many may be at high risk, or their doctor recommends that they stay home at this particular point in time,” […]

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