Diagnosis - Are you worried that the patient is sick?

AdultSepsisChildSepsis

Do they have:
  • High or low temperature?
  • Sudden deterioration?
  • Unusually drowsy? Confused?
  • NEWS > 3 
Are there any new signs of Infection?
  • Yes, but source is not obvious
  • Pneumonia / likely chest source
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Abdominal pain or distension?
  • Cellulitus / septic arthritus / infected wound?
  • Device-related infection?
  • Meningitus?
  • Other?

 

National Early Warning Score

National Early Warning Score

 


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