Sepsis: how to read the signs and avoid wrong assumptions
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Sepsis: how to read the signs and avoid wrong assumptions

Daniel Allen Health journalist

Early detection of sepsis has improved but when missed and untreated it can kill or have life-changing effects. Here we look at the tools and resources to help nurses

Every hour in the UK, five people die with sepsis. According to the UK Sepsis Trust (UKST), of those who survive the condition 40% will have permanent, life-changing after-effects.

Emergency Nurse. 30, 4, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/en.30.4.6.s2

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