Jan 10, '19 response to: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/12/12/671287964/vitamin-treatment-for-sepsis-is-put-to-the-test
Test over, results are in:
7500% improvement in survival rates of sepsis.
"More than a million Americans fall ill from severe sepsis annually, and between 28 and 50 percent of them die"
"sepsis patients often have undetectable levels of the nutrient"
"Four of the 47 patients Marik documented in his paper died in the hospital. But their deaths, Marik reported, were from underlying diseases, not from sepsis. By comparison, 19 of the 47 patients he’d treated before trying vitamin C and steroids had died.
So far, he’s treated more than 150 patients with the protocol and he says only one has died from sepsis.
Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C, and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock, Marik et. al. 2017
How to Give Vitamin C a Cautious but Fair Chance in Severe Sepsis
They argue like the comments section of Youtube. Remember these are doctors screaming at each other here. Marik, who ran the test is the director of medicine at Norfolk hospital and makes his case. He's a thoracic surgeon like Hawkeye Pierce was, and Peter Levy, whose comments on the subject are also worth some attention:
60 Minutes covered the above story too:
As long as you're bookmarking these,look at these too:
Dr Peter Gøtzsche (7 mins each)
Prof. Dan Burke (60 mins)