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Dawn Nagel checks up on patient Scott Steffens, 67, at St. Joseph Hoag Health in Orange County, Calif., on April 27, 2017. Nagel informed Steffens he needs to treated for sepsis. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)
How nurses are fighting the war against sepsis

Hospitals are training a new breed of nurses who are devoted to caring for patients with sepsis, a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s attempt to fight an infection causes widespread inflammation.

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