An event’s been held in Southend to understand more about sepsis.
Over 100 carers attended the NHS session – which looked at treatment, spotting signs and diagnosis.
Early symptoms of sepsis usually develop quickly and can include:
” high temperature (fever)
” chills and shivering
” a fast heartbeat
” fast breathing
” Symptoms of more severe sepsis can include:
” feeling dizzy or faint
” confusion or disorientation
” nausea and vomiting
” not passing water for prolonged periods
” cold, clammy and pale or mottled skin