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Here in Nursing

Mar 15, 2021

According to the CDC, sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is a life-threatening medical emergency.  Sepsis happens when an infection you already have triggers a chain reaction throughout your body and without timely treatment, it can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. Listen in to hear from one of Ohio State's clinical nurse specialists as she covers the sepsis basics, the clinician's role in getting ahead of it and how even COVID-19 can come into play.