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Making the journey safe: recognising and responding to severe sepsis in accident and emergency.

Pinnington S, Atterton B, Ingleby S. Making the journey safe: recognising and responding to severe sepsis in accident and emergency. BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2016;5(1).

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November 2, 2016
Pinnington S, Atterton B, Ingleby S. BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2016;5.

The early recognition of sepsis is crucial to safe and effective treatment. This commentary discusses an intervention that used tools to determine barriers and hazards to sepsis management in emergency care. The tools helped identify and prioritize process points for targeted improvement and track the impact of the changes over time. A previous WebM&M commentary discussed best practices to reduce sepsis-related mortality.

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Pinnington S, Atterton B, Ingleby S. Making the journey safe: recognising and responding to severe sepsis in accident and emergency. BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2016;5(1).