catiewithasea: irony is seeing this two weeks after an interview where they asked me about a time I had to care for a septic patient- I had never cared for a septic patient. I heard crickets after the question…

pin 231
heart 9

If there is any suspected SIRS (Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome) or Sepsis, the following lab tests should be collected ASAP: ABG CBC, Complete Metabolic Blood Panel (CMP), Coagluation studies Chest xray, Cardiac enzymes Cultures of bowel, urine, sputum, or any other fluids Lactate levels Urine analysis EKG

pin 20
heart 3

NICE sepsis guidance: Visual summary [BMJ infographic]

pin 18

The CDC has this mnemonic for suspecting sepsis, if a person complains of the following symptoms:

pin 11
heart 1
Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas
Search