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Coda Change

Aug 26, 2020

This first episode of Coda Cure has set the scene. The importance of clear definitions, treatment strategies, managing Antimicrobial Resistance, vaccination programs and dealing with the long term outcomes of sepsis were all identified. The Cure pillar remains in the early stages of identifying areas for our community...

Aug 26, 2020

We apologise for the low quality audio, Dr Flavia Machado kindly delivered her talk in the middle of a hospital shift in São Paulo during the global pandemic.

LMIC's bear 85% of the global burden of septicaemia. There are three main determinants of mortality:
1. Pathogenic factors
2. Host Factors
3. Healthcare...

Aug 26, 2020

Blanket standards applied in research design, particularly those applied traditionally in a "peace time" setting are worth being carefully examined for their relevance now in this pandemic "war time" setting so that we don't hog-tie ourselves with irrelevant and unhelpful regulations.

At the same time, we don't want the...

Aug 26, 2020

While the timely use of Antibiotics for sepsis is well recognised, the rise of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a huge threat to global health.

The current pandemic has highlighted our vulnerability to infection and we are now experiencing first hand the public health and economic cost of a pandemic.

We know now what...

Aug 25, 2020

The global burden of Sepsis continues to challenge clinicians in its definition, diagnosis and treatment. The current Covid-19 pandemic seems to have almost taken our understanding of the Sepsis Syndrome back decades. What are the similarities between the current pandemic and sepsis? And what can we learn?
We have...