4 ways to get ahead of sepsis
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.

Search our Collections & Repository

For very narrow results

When looking for a specific result

Best used for discovery & interchangable words

Recommended to be used in conjunction with other fields



Document Data
Clear All
Clear All

For additional assistance using the Custom Query please check out our Help Page

Filetype[PDF-260.79 KB]



  • Alternative Title:
    Four ways to get ahead of sepsis
  • Corporate Authors:
  • Description:
    Get ahead of sepsis : know the risks, spot the signs, act fast.

    Infections put you and your loved ones at risk for a life-threatening condition called sepsis.

    Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is a medical emergency, and without timely treatment, it can rapidly cause tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have — in your skin, lungs, urinary tract, or somewhere else — triggers a chain reaction throughout your body.

    1. Prevent infections

    2. Practice good hygiene

    3. Know the symptoms

    4. Act fast

    Always remember, sepsis is a medical emergency. Time matters.

    To learn more about sepsis and how to prevent infections, visit www.cdc.gov/sepsis.

    This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under Contract No. 200-2016-F-90343.


  • Subjects:
  • Series:
  • Document Type:
  • Funding:
  • Genre:
  • Collection(s):
  • Main Document Checksum:
  • Download URL:
  • File Type:

Supporting Files

  • No Additional Files
More +

Related Documents

You May Also Like

Checkout today's featured content at stacks.cdc.gov