Sepsis Management - Adult Page 2 of 5 Disclaimer: This algorithm has been developed for MD Anderson using a multidisciplinary approach considering circumstances particular to MD Anderson s specific patient population, services and structure, and clinical information.
What is sepsis? Sepsis is a life-threatening reaction to an infection. It happens when your immune system overreacts to an infection and starts to damage your body's own tissues and organs. You cannot catch sepsis from another person. Sepsis is sometimes called septicaemia or blood poisoning.
Adult Sepsis Management Pathway (Non Neutropenic Sepsis) Complete and Insert in Patient Notes. DOB. Time (Zero) Now: Date: Bleep: Name: CM - V-2 Oct 2013. Y E S. Any Features of. Severe Sepsis? (i.e. End Organ Dysfunction) E. Mortality 20 - 35%. Lactate > 2. YES. Creatinine > 177 µmol/L or Creatinine of > 45 µmol/L over baseline.
Aug 31, 2018 · Sepsis is a serious infection that causes your immune system to attack your body. As a result of that attack, septic shock can occur and result in Author: Krista O'connell And Valencia Higuera.
Who's more likely to get sepsis. Anyone with an infection can get sepsis. Some people are more likely to get an infection that could lead to sepsis, including: babies under 1, particularly if they're born early (premature) or their mother had an infection while pregnant; people over 75; people with diabetes.