ED Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of Infants > 28 Days of Age and Children with Severe Sepsis

Recommended Laboratory Studies – Use Sepsis Order Set

Blood

Urine

CXR

Viral Studies as Clinically Indicated

CSF Studies as Clinically Indicated

 

*Send if Risk of Adrenal Insufficiency

  • Purpura fulminans
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Prolonged steroid treatment ( > 2 weeks)
  • Catecholamine resistant shock