Search Tag: PSP

Sepsis

Serial Measurement of Pancreatic Stone Protein for Detection of Sepsis

2022 27 Jun

Sepsis continues to be a challenging health problem associated with high morbidity and mortality. Approximately 48.9 million cases of sepsis were recorded worldwide in 2017, with 11 million related deaths. Sepsis guidelines emphasise the early recognition and aggressive management of this condition with early antibiotic treatment and support. If not... Read more

ICU Management

The PSP Biomarker Rises Earlier than CRP and PCT in Sepsis, a New Study Shows

2021 20 Apr

Sepsis is a global healthcare problem, with 50 million cases each year and 11 million related deaths  1 . It’s the life-threatening complication of an infection, in which the host’s immune response to a pathogen damages its own organs. The clinical diagnosis of sepsis relies mostly on signs and symptoms that are neither sensitive nor specific enough... Read more