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Statistics Show No New Yorker Should Suffer from Sepsis

Sepsis may be the most dangerous thing you’ve never heard of. Not long ago, most major hospitals didn’t have any type of protocol to address sepsis, even though it’s a deadly issue. New York was one of the first states to require its hospitals to use sepsis protocols. This arose after a case of sepsis killed a 12-year-old boy from Queens. The protocols are known as “Rory’s Regulations”. Here’s what you need to know about […]

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Rory’s Regulations Meant to Combat Sepsis in New York — It’s Working!

Rory Staunton, a 12-year old boy out of New York City, died from sepsis in 2012 after a cut he got on his arm at school lead to the deadly infection. In 2013, Rory’s Regulations were adopted in the state of New York, requiring all hospitals to follow evidence-based protocols for the early diagnosis of sepsis and its treatment. Sepsis is diagnosed in over 1.5 million people in the United States each year. Of those […]

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