Dr Jessica Garner describes the latest NICE guidance on sepsis. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance, what to do differently in practice, how to assess the risk of sepsis in patients of different ages and which patients should be considered at increased risk of sepsis.
Guidance: NICE guidance NG51. Sepsis: recognition, diagnosis and early management. July 2016.
This article was updated in January 2018 in line with a 2017 update to the NICE guideline.