Paediatric sepsis: the race is onBMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2152 (Published 26 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2152
- Anthony Cohn, consultant paediatrician
- Watford General Hospital, Watford WD18 0HB, UK
Repeated studies show that most children who die of sepsis have presented to a doctor in the preceding 48 hours. The fear of every doctor working with children is sending home a child only for them to return moribund or worse, and every new paediatric trainee cites being able to recognise a sick child as one of the main goals of their …
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