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Erin GideonFollow

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19-3-2018 10:00 AM

End Date

19-3-2018 11:30 AM

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Sepsis is a common clinical condition with a high mortality rate. Prompt recognition and treatment improves patient outcomes. This literature review aims to explore research that addresses the populations awareness of sepsis, as well as the educational materials and programs available to the public. Additionally, the existing educational programs as well as the barriers frequently encountered by patients with sepsis are examined. In order to improve the public’s health literacy, it is essential that the complexity of sepsis is acknowledged so that appropriate educational programs can be initiated.

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Knowledge Gaps in Sepsis Among the Public and Healthcare ProfessionalsEffective Educational Programs Developed for High Risk Sepsis Patients and Caregivers: An Integrative Review of the Literature

Sepsis is a common clinical condition with a high mortality rate. Prompt recognition and treatment improves patient outcomes. This literature review aims to explore research that addresses the populations awareness of sepsis, as well as the educational materials and programs available to the public. Additionally, the existing educational programs as well as the barriers frequently encountered by patients with sepsis are examined. In order to improve the public’s health literacy, it is essential that the complexity of sepsis is acknowledged so that appropriate educational programs can be initiated.

 

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