This 30 second public service announcement is about a deadly chain reaction in your body called sepsis. Created: 10/24/2017 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Date Released: 10/24/2017. Series Name: CDC Radio.
[Health Care Provider 1] Shortness of breath, patient’s confused, temp 102.
[Caregiver] He just had an infection. What’s going on?!
[Health Care Provider 2] He’s becoming septic.
[Health Care Provider 1] Antibiotics started. Bed ready, let’s move him.
[Narrator] Infections can lead to a deadly chain reaction in your body called sepsis. Very quickly, sepsis can cause tissue damage, organ failure, and even death. If you know the risks, can spot the symptoms, and act fast, then YOU can get ahead of sepsis. Learn more at www.CDC.gov/sepsis.