The Skåne region is a leader – many cases of sepsis are missing
The infected wound developed into a sepsis in a cancerous woman. The three-year-old child who was in the hospital due to a throat infection did not wake up the next morning. These are two deadly episodes, such as Lex Maria, reported only in Skania this year.
Sharp in Malmö introduced the sepsis alarm in 2012, first in Sweden. On the basis of a checklist of suspicious symptoms, patients receive antibiotics within an hour.
Although the Region Skåne deals with the attention and treatment of sepsis, many health signs are still missing from healthcare.