Sepsis Poster

Health Advice: Sepsis

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Sepsis is a rare but Serious complication of an infection.

If you child has any of these symptoms you should take immediate action:

  • Look mottled, bluish or pale
  • Is very lethargic or difficult to wake
  • Feels abnormally cold to touch
  • Is breathing very fast
  • Has a rash that does not fade when you press it
  • Has a fit or convulsion

Acting quickly could save your child’s life. If your child has any of these symptoms, don’t be afraid to go to A&E immediately or call 999.

For more information visit nhs.uk/sepsis or sepsistrust.org

Please also use the #RightCareFirstTime booklet to right the right care on local NHS services: NHS Right Care First Time

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