Sepsis

Background

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. Sepsis can lead to shock, multiple organ failure and death especially if not recognized early and treated promptly.’ (GSA, 2010)

Assessment

 

Sepsis 6 – Use the order set on EPR

Antibiotics

References

CHFT Sepsis Policy

Neutropenic Sepsis Guideline

NICE Sepsis Guideline 2016

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.