How patient awareness can beat sepsis

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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