‘Sepsis – A guide for New Nurses and Student Nurses in Emergency Care” a blog by Tom Hreben a registered nurse who works in emergency.
Student nurses particularly will find this blog interesting. Also note the comments at the bottom of the blog which highlight that sepsis pathways are likely to change. This is largely because the SIRS criteria cast quite a wide net, in other words, someone might score on two of the criteria, but not have SIRS, and further, not have sepsis. So watch this space for the pathway criteria changing. If you want to know more about why it is recommended to change the criteria, click here .