Sepsis Awareness

SEPSIS IS A RARE BUT SERIOUS COMPLICATION OF AN INFECTION

IF YOUR CHILD HAS ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS YOU SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION



    • are breathing very fast

    • have a ‘fit’ or convulsion

    • look mottled, bluish, or pale

    • have a rash that does not fade when you press it

    • are very lethargic or difficult to wake

    • feel abnormally cold to touch



Catching it early can improve chances of treatment, so if your child has any of these symptoms don’t be afraid to go to A&E immediately or call 999.

For more details follow the link below:

https://sepsistrust.org/about/about-sepsis/



 
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