What's it about?
International experts discuss sepsis prevention, diagnosis and management in Africa and other low-income countries
Core Learning Points:
Highlights from the full agenda include:
- Sepsis definitions and the challenge of sepsis recognition in Africa
- Current recommendations on sepsis management
- Fluid management in sepsis
- Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic stewardship
- Maternal and neonatal sepsis
- The role of biomarkers in sepsis
- Infection control teams in an African context
- Proposed sepsis pathways for resource-limited settings
Who's it for?
Doctors and nurses with an interest in Infectious Disease Medicine and/or medical care in low-resource settings
Duration 6.5 hour(s).
and a cast of international sepsis experts
The African Sepsis Alliance has brought together an international faculty of experts providing expert opinion and guidance on sepsis management for low-resource settings.
Dr Niranjan Kissoon - vice-chair of the Global Sepsis Alliance
Professor Kathryn Maitland - lead author on the FEAST study
Emmanuel Nsutebu - chair of the African Sepsis Alliance
Professor Zahida Qureshi - dept. of O&G, Nairobi
Wangari Siika - Kenyan lead, African Sepsis Alliance
and many others