Spotting the signs of sepsis in children
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Spotting the signs of sepsis in children

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Essential information

Sepsis is a rare, life-threatening condition arising when the body’s response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance states that the condition is difficult to diagnose with certainty.

Emergency Nurse. 29, 1, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/en.29.1.12.s10

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