Sepsis

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

Why you should read this article: • To understand the role of the sepsis six care bundle in...

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

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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

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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

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Using virtual reality to help nursing students identify sepsis

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

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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...

Stella Davey

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

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Assessment and management of fever in young children

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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