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Key questions on sepsis

Module summary

Dr Daniel Albert, a GP and urgent care doctor, answers questions from Dr Melanie Wynne Jones on the risk of developing sepsis, symptoms to look out for, and red flags

Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • Blood tests for early recognition 
  • The Sepsis Six
  • Which patients to see face-to-face rather than over the phone
  • Red-flag clinical signs 
Author

Dr Daniel Albert is a GP and urgent care doctor in Cumbria

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP in Cheshire

Date module published
26/05/2016
Module due for review
26/05/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Excellent
jags Locham
13.05.2017.
Very good
Victoria Stanley
27.04.2017.
Good
Elin Pugh
25.04.2017.
Good
Mark Mccoubrey
19.04.2017.
Good
Sam Mark Myers
29.03.2017.