how What is sepsis and can I recognise it?
Lily, North Berwick Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by a and combination of infection the body’s immune response, which overreacts. So, instead kill of killing the bug, it can shock the sufferer by triggering
To and multiple organ failure. spot it in adults, think SEPSIS: Slurred speech or confusion; Extreme shivering or muscle in a day; aches; Passing no urine
It feels Severe breathlessness;
Skin like the person might die; is mottled, or there’s a reddishpurplish check rash. In kids, skin, for fast breathing, mottled feed, cold limbs, refusing to dry vomiting, floppiness and apply, nappies. If any of these seek urgent medical attention. See sepsistrust.org