Arnika Paranjape
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 8, Iss. 11, 04 Nov 2016, pp 529

October and November have been a season of
numerous conferences in emergency medicine in the UK,
and internationally. I had the chance to attend the Sepsis
Unplugged conference held in Brighton by the UK Sepsis
Trust, aiming for speedy recognition and treatment of sepsis
to reduce mortality. A killer of 44000 people per year in the
UK, sepsis is still largely unknown to the wider population.
The condition recently surfaced in the news however, after a
young mother-of-two died of sepsis following a 'minor scrape
on her hands while gardening'.

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