Understanding long term outcomes of sepsis

In this discussion Professor Carol Hodgson and PhD Candidate Kelly Thompson explain the challenges in understanding what sepsis is, discuss their findings regarding long term outcomes, and identify opportunities for changes in post-hospitalisation treatment that could improve quality of life for sepsis survivors.


Professor Carol Hodgson is Head of the Division of Clinical Trials And Cohort Studies, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and Deputy Director of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. Kelly Thompson is Program Manager, Global Women’s Health and a Research Fellow with the Division of Critical Care & Trauma at the George Institute for Global Health and member of The Australian Sepsis Network.

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