Tag: Sepsis

The Warning Signs of Sepsis

In the second part of our sepsis series,  Director of Surgery Summer LeSar talks about the warning signs of sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when the body has an extreme reaction to an infection. Summer explains that 80% of sepsis cases begin in the home and 30% of severe sepsis cases end in […]


Summer LeSar, Director of Surgery at RMH discusses Sepsis, the number one cause of death worldwide. Summer is a former trauma nurse with extensive experience working in Level One Trauma Units. This experience has given her many opportunities to observe and care for patients suffering from sepsis. Summer explains that sepsis is not an infection, as many people assume, but […]