SPOT­TING SEP­SIS

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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

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