Sepsis

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Deteriorating patients: the tools to help you know when to speak up

As a student you may feel unsure about raising concerns, but doing so could save a life

Signs and symptoms of sepsis: raising awareness in the learning disability community

Signs and symptoms of sepsis: raising awareness in the learning disability community

In sepsis, prompt diagnosis and immediate treatment are vital

Identifying and treating sepsis in older people: a quality improvement project in hospitals and nursing homes in Texas

Identifying and treating sepsis in older people: a quality improvement project in Texas

Sepsis training for hospital and nursing home staff can reduce sepsis mortality

Effectiveness of the sepsis six bundle in the management of acute adult sepsis in the UK

Effectiveness of the sepsis six bundle in the management of acute adult sepsis in the UK

Literature review on the effectiveness of the sepsis six bundle in managing adults with...

Sepsis in children: how to spot the signs

Institute of Health Visiting resource helps parents recognise symptoms of sepsis in a child

Early diagnosis and effective management of sepsis

Learn about prompt early treatment using care bundles such as the ‘sepsis six’

COVID-19 and sepsis: what do the similarities mean for nurses and patients?

As with sepsis, for many people, the after-effects of COVID-19 will require long-term support

Picture shows an older man in an ambulance being treated by paramedics

Sepsis: many lives could be saved if paramedics had clear IV antibiotics guidance

Study reveals a drive for early sepsis diagnosis and pre-alerting the receiving hospital

Picture shows a teenage boy lying in a hospital bed with his eyes closed.

Sepsis, infection and children: what is the message?

In the absence of a national paediatric early warning score, when you should screen in...

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Recovery information

COVID-19: patients are missing out on vital discharge information, warns sepsis charity

The UK Sepsis Trust has produced a recovery booklet for patients who leave critical care

Image of a patient exam as seen through a virtual reality headset. Nursing students at Middlesex University London are using virtual reality to experience what it is like to treat patients

Using virtual reality to help nursing students identify sepsis

University says headsets allow students to gain experience in potential patient scenarios

Do not hesitate when you’re faced with a deteriorating patient

Don't be afraid to put theory into practice as a nursing student – your patient’s life may...

Sepsis care, vacancy rates, resus team: how a matron transformed her ED

Team has turned around an emergency department’s patient care and staff morale

Assessment and management of fever in young children

Updated guidance aims to help nurses assess and manage fever in children aged under five

Sepsis now a bigger killer than cancer, study suggests

Analysis of global data reveals 11 million sepsis-related deaths in 2017

Management of cellulitis – new guidance includes antimicrobial prescribing strategy

Timely treatment of cellulitis is essential to avoid the development of sepsis

Sepsis digital alert helps nurses to save lives at London trust

System warns staff if a patient may be at risk of the condition

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