The high yield examination in sepsis: Alan Grayson at DFTB19

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One of the challenges of paediatrics is how to distill a life of experience down to something more tangible. When you are asked “How did you know s/he was sick?” you need to be able to give a better answer than “I just know”. In this session from DFTB19  we challenged three clinicians to explain just why they think the way they do.

In this final session that was designed to challenge up and coming paediatricians to be a little better Dr Alan Grayson brought up the boogie-monster in the paediatric emergency department – sepsis.

About the authors

  • Tessa Davis is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Royal London Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London.

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