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Identifying Sepsis in the Prehospital Setting
Four Strategies EMS Teams Can Use to Improve Sepsis Detection
With more than 50% of sepsis cases transported by first responders, the time to get prehospital care right is now. Early diagnosis is the key to a successful patient outcome, but only 61% of EMS practitioners are well versed in sepsis symptoms.
To aid in spreading awareness on sepsis treatment and documentation, ESO has compiled vital recommendations on assessing and treating sepsis in a prehospital setting. You will find the following topics helpful for continued education on sepsis:
- Know the Common Signs of Sepsis
- Use Cost-Effective Tools for Diagnosis
- Give the ED Advanced Warning
- Be a Vocal Advocate for Your Patient
To learn more about how ESO can help EMS teams improve sepsis care in the prehospital setting, download the white paper today.