Sepsis can be a life-threatening condition due to blood poisoning or injury.
The condition is treatable and is better if caught early, if that is the case treatment with antibiotics will be given and the patient sent home, they will fully recover.
Those that need hospital treatment will be monitored to make sure the vital organs do not shut down, some will have to go into an ICU ward.
Sepsis kills 31,000 people a year!
Rarely doctors misdiagnose this condition and have severe consequences for the patient if that happens.
This condition is more common that you may think and we would like you to read more about it and what symptoms to look for and what you can do to prevent sepsis from happening HERE