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Think Sepsis. Time Matters.

Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can cause organ failure and death. Healthcare providers can help prevent sepsis and improve early recognition of sepsis. Think sepsis, time matters.

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Time is of the essence for sepsis patients, and nowhere is this more prevalent than the emergency department. Critical care nurses play a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

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Sumeet Rai on

Don't forget #sepsis is common in #paediatrics. Use a paed scoring system to ascertain risk @sepsis_kills @ACTHealth

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