Sepsis is a life threatening condition. Every year in the UK there are 150,000 cases of Sepsis, resulting in a staggering 44,000 deaths.
The UK Sepsis Trust was established as a charity in 2012 and is committed to raising public awareness and supporting those affected.
If your child has any of these symptoms you should take immediate action:
- Looks mottled, bluish or pale
- Is very lethargic or difficult to wake
- Feels abnormally cold to touch
- Is breathing very fast
- Has a rush that does not fade when you press it
- Has a fit or convulsion.
There is lots of great information in their website: http://sepsistrust.org/