This is imperative when sepsis is diagnosed
Time
Aim to give these within the first hour
Antibiotics
Term for low blood pressure
Hypotension
Complication of chemotherapy
Neutropenia
Low blood pressure NOT reponsive to fluids
Septic shock
This is not always present in sepsis
Pyrexia
An early sign of sepsis
Tachypnoea
Altered mental state
Confusion
Who do you contact if a patient has a NEWS 6 or above?
AIT
Concise communication tool
SBAR
If untreated sepsis can lead to this
multi organ failure
There is an increased demand of this in patient with sepsis
oxygen
Percentage of patients more likely to die of sepsis than MI or Stroke
Twenty
Test to check for acidosis and lactate
Blood gas
Low urine output
oliguria
To be started as soon as sepsis is diagnosed
Sepsis six
Marker of tissue hypoperfusion
Lactate
Patients who develop sepsis may need the expertise of this unit
Critical care

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