Sepsis is a progressive disease process caused by an aggressive, out-of-control immune response to an infection in the bloodstream.
Sepsis-causing bacteria is resistant to the last-resort antibiotic
3/7/18 Sepsis-causing bacteria is resistant to the last-resort antibiotic, sparking fresh fears of a crisis that could make simple infections deadly Blood-poisoning causing Klebsiella pneumoniae does not respond to colistin Colistin is considered a last-resort antibiotic as it can cause kidney toxicity Klebsiella cause around 10% of infections in healthcare facilities
Nursing Mnemonics and Tips: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Female botflies, for example, attach their eggs to the underside of mosquitoes. When the mosquito lands on its victim, the eggs hatch and larvae burrow into the victim’s skin, causing painful bumps that can lead to sepsis if untreated. #bugs #bites #skin #botflies #eggs #mosquitoes #painful #bumps