Hallie Prescott tells us about why the back-end of sepsis matters and is a neglected aspect of our management.
This sub-acute phase can really affect the long term outcomes.
Long term exposure to broad spectrum antibiotics and too much fluid are aspects that matter and that we can modify.
Dr. Hallie Prescott is an Assistant Professor in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan and staff physician at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital. She leads grants on post-sepsis morbidity and hospital performance measurement from the US National Institutes of Health and the US Department of VeteranÄôs Affairs. She is an expert in long-term outcomes and recovery after sepsis. She is a vice-chair of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines, council member of the International Sepsis Forum, and a former ANZICS Intensive Care Global Rising Star fellow (2015).