Sepsis is the leading cause of child’s death, yet it is well known that the rapid initiation of simple, timely interventions reduces morbidity and mortality. This paper shares our findings on the barriers doctors in training have identified to delivering such care. We also share the results of a pilot paediatric intensive care unit outreach teaching programme designed to directly address these highlighted concerns.
- Medical Education
- Quality Improvement
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
Contributors CES and TR designed and taught the outreach session, carried out the data collection and interpreted the results. CES, TR and KG drafted the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Competing interests None declared.
Ethics approval As this study did not involve patients, ethical approval or informed consent was not required. This study has been registered as a service evaluation project at King’s College Hospital.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
Data sharing statement Original survey and feedback reports available on request.