September 2022

Hillcrest Hospital South gives patients better outcomes against sepsis

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