Sepsis

Screening for sepsis: SIRS or qSOFA? A literature review

Screening for sepsis: SIRS or qSOFA? A literature review

Evidence from this article led to the creation of a screening tool developed by the author

nurse holds clip board and completes paperwork to illustrate use of the Sepsis 6 tool

Sepsis Six update emphasises importance of early intervention by a senior clinician

Find out how revised tool helps you escalate concerns if you suspect a patient has sepsis

If picked up and treated early a sepsis diagnosis outcome can be positive

Sepsis Six update: the important changes every nurse needs to know about

UK Sepsis Trust reviews first step in its screening and management tool

illustration shows bloodstream where sepsis is occurring

Sepsis Six update: immediate attendance by senior clinician is made top priority

Sepsis screening tool has changed – find out what this means for nurses

Sepsis survivor and former nurse Jayne Carpenter out with her dog

Always remember to ask yourself: ‘could this be sepsis’?

Sepsis survivor and former nurse practitioner’s message to healthcare professionals

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Sepsis

Sepsis: what you need to know

Around 44,000 people a year die from the 'silent killer'. What can nurses do?

How to measure a patient’s temperature non-invasively

How to measure a patient’s temperature non-invasively

Understand the factors that can influence the accuracy of readings

Picture shows a scene from a video featuring a song called Check Me for Sepsis, performed by the Purple All Stars, a group of people with learning disabilities who use the creative arts to convey health promotion messages.

What nurses should do when assessing sepsis risk in people with learning disabilities

Emergency nurses need to recognise the triggers for sepsis in deteriorating patients

Sepsis: an overview of the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and pathophysiology

Sepsis: an overview of the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and pathophysiology

Sepsis is a medical emergency that should always be considered in acutely unwell patients

Nurse walking down a hospital ward corridor

Sepsis: hospital admissions in England have more than doubled in three years

Commentators say figure could be due to rise in awareness of the condition

RCN calls for ‘proper workforce strategy’ to avoid sepsis delays

RCN calls for workforce strategy in NHS to avoid life-threatening delays to sepsis treatment

Simple visual tool helps safeguard mothers after caesarean section

Five Guide, developed by a Queen's Nurse, uses the hand as a guide to enhance recovery

Sepsis: why a nationally agreed early warning system for children is urgently needed

 Children's nurse Gillian Priday urged RCN congress to lobby for mandatory training to...

What we need to do to reduce the number of sepsis cases in the UK

With 200,000 cases in the UK every year, compulsory training in sepsis is vital

Sepsis: nurse education is needed to improve survivors’ long-term outcomes

Study found 15% of survivors die within a year of critical illness

Congress demands mandatory sepsis training

RCN members back call for mandatory sepsis training after hearing survivor’s account

RCN congress to hear call for mandatory sepsis training for nurses and midwives

Sepsis survivor Tom Ray will use keynote speech to campaign for better support for nurses

Learning disability nursing delegates attempt world record at Positive Choices

Hundreds take part in world record sign language bid at conference

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