Welsh hospital rolls out sepsis engagement initiative

Nursing Times  June 6 2017

A team of “champions” is being enlisted across Morriston Hospital, as part of a new campaign highlighting sepsis that also includes mandatory training and an updated screening tool.

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Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Clinical Audit 2016/2017 – National Report

Royal College of Emergency Medicine May 2017

This audit report  has shown the quality of care given to patients with severe sepsis and septic shock in emergency departments (EDs) has shown great improvement. Most EDs now have a sepsis lead (96%), a sepsis protocol (95%) and provide sepsis education (96%).

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Multicentre observational study of adherence to Sepsis Six guidelines in emergency general surgery

British Journal of Surgery January 2017 Volume 104, Issue 2 p. e165-e171

This study documented the prevalence of sepsis, adherence to guidelines in its management, and timing of source control in general surgical patients presenting as an emergency.

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