Posts Tagged ‘Rory Staunton’

Weekly Comment:
Irish-run Sepsis Awareness
PSA Goes Viral

A new public service announcement campaign from the Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention, founded by one of Irish America’s 2016 Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 honorees, has gone viral. The new campaign called “Know the Signs of Sepsis,” is a series of videos featuring parents who have lost their children to sepsis. In eachRead more..

Ireland’s Commitment to
Sepsis Awareness

On July 2, Ciaran Staunton introduced the Rory Staunton Sepsis Video at the opening of the first National Irish Sepsis Summit held in Dublin, Ireland. The Rory Staunton Foundation was set up in 2013 by Orlaith and Ciaran Staunton in honor of their son. Rory died at age 12 after he contracted sepsis from aRead more..

Turning Grief into Action:
The Case of Rory Staunton

The Staunton family suffered unbelievable loss when their 12-year-old son was mis-diagnosed and died from sepsis, an infection that could easily have been treated with antibiotics, but they have turned that loss into a medical and public awareness in a campaign that has already saved countless lives and achieved many milestones. Dr. Thomas Frieden, directorRead more..

“Rory’s Regulations” Will Fight Sepsis in New York Hospitals

New York has become the first state in the U.S. to mandate a series of protocols to diagnose and treat sepsis before it turns fatal. The protocols have been named “Rory’s Regulations” for 12-year-old Irish American Rory Staunton who died from an undiagnosed case of sepsis on April 1, 2012. Doctors failed to recognize thatRead more..