Suspect Sepsis. Save Lives.
Sepsis is a life-threatening illness caused by your body’s response to an infection. Sepsis is a medical emergency but early detection and treatment helps to prevent serious outcomes.
If you or someone you know has had a recent surgery, illness or has cuts and scrapes, learn these early warning signs to help save a life.
S – Shiver, fever, or very cold
E – Extreme pain or general discomfort (“worst ever”)
P – Pale or discolored skin
S – Sleepy, difficult to rouse, confused
I – “I feel like I might die:”
S – Short of breath