Overweight people get blood poisoning more frequently
High weight, little physical activity and smoking make us more vulnerable to serious blood poisoning. They also increase mortality.
New treatment method won national prize
The project “Nurses’ observation increases sepsis survival” won the Kvalitetsprisen award for 2017.
Mortality from blood poisoning almost halved
Far more people survive blood poisoning at the hospital in Levanger.
The public health service's Oscar awarded to Trøndelag
“I haven't quite touched the ground yet,” says Lise Gustad Tuset after receiving the improvement award from the Norwegian Directorate of Health, a prize for an initiative that has saved lives.
Giving ward nurses tools to detect sepsis
“A dedicated sepsis-care pathway and triage system seem to give better survival rates,” says Lise Tuset Gustad.