Sepsis, Self Care (Pediatric)
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Sepsis is a serious illness that may require intensive care in a hospital. The following information explains what you need to know to manage your child's condition after he or she is discharged from the hospital.
After being treated for sepsis and discharged from the hospital, your child may be at a higher risk for certain problems. These problems may be physical or mental.
Eating and drinking
These symptoms may represent a serious problem that is an emergency. Do not wait to see if the symptoms will go away. Get medical help for your child right away. Call your local emergency services (911 in the U.S.).
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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