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Sepsis [QS161]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 1

People with suspected sepsis are assessed using a structured set of observations to stratify risk of severe illness or death.

Quality standard measure: Evidence of local arrangements to ensure that a structured set of observations are used to stratify risk of severe illness or death from sepsis.
What was measured: Proportion of emergency departments which reported using a tool to identify children at risk of sepsis.
Data collection end: January 2019
92%
Area covered: UK
Source: Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Feverish Child.



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