Code Sepsis protocol has arrived!

Here is Kane’s update on Sepsis Mx at SCGH ED that will start on Monday 25/11/2013

NOTE: An amendment to this protocol is that you DO NOT CALL 55 to activate this process. However, a senior emergency doctor is contacted directly by the nursing staff (usually from triage) when a patient meeting the criteria are identified.

Here is the Triage Screening Tool

Code SEPSIS triage screening tool

Here is the Code Sepsis Pathway

55 Code Sepsis pathway

Here are the SCGH Hospital Specific Infectious Disease Department Antiobiotic Guidelines

For those interested, here is some slightly controversial stuff on fluid management in sepsis from Dr Paul Marik via the EMCrit website

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Dr James Wheeler
Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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