The acute care therapy team at Hillcrest Hospital South team incorporates a myriad of ways to care for patients. But according to Sarah Dyer, physical therapist assistant, the goal remains the same when it comes to the rehabilitation process.
Sepsis is a super infection that overpowers the entire body and can lead to damage of the body’s organs, amputations and death. Kathy Armentor, regional director of quality and safety for Hillcrest, said early recognition and detection is key and, when it comes to sepsis, it’s important to remember the acronym T.I.M.E. Warning signs include:
• Temperature - Higher or lower than normal. This may be accompanied with shivering