Sepsis: recognition, diagnosis and early management NICE guideline

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This guideline covers the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis for all populations. The guideline committee identified that the key issues to be included were: recognition and early assessment, diagnostic and prognostic value of blood markers for sepsis, initial treatment, escalating care, identifying the source of infection, early monitoring, information and support for patients and carers, and training and education.  This guideline is it for people with sepsis, their families and carers as well as healthcare professionals working in primary, secondary and tertiary care

This NICE guideline (NG51) was published in July 2016 with the full text available via this link.

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