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Letters Sepsis: getting the balance right

Sepsis recognition algorithms add to the toxic NHS working environment

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 14 January 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m134
  1. Susan Martin, GP (not practising)
  1. Oldham, UK
  1. cook.sue88{at}

Morgan and Majeed’s article raises valid points about the potential overdiagnosis of sepsis but ignores the effects of current sepsis recognition algorithms and systems on the doctor.1

The main reason I decided to stop working in primary care a few …

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