The sepsis specialist nurse role is essential
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The sepsis specialist nurse role is essential

Georgina McNamara @georgiemc2009 Lead nurse for education, UK Sepsis Trust

Achieving faster initial treatment could save 14,000 lives a year

Sepsis kills more people than breast, bowel and prostate cancer combined. Figures suggest more than 250,000 people, including 10,000 children, are affected every year in the UK, with around 44,000 deaths.

Nursing Standard. 33, 1, 67-67. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.1.67.s18

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