Clinical Tools

Please cite these tools as: Nutbeam T, Daniels R on behalf of the UK Sepsis Trust, Available at sepsistrust.org/professional-resources/clinical/, date last accessed 27th January 2023.

ACUTE HOSPITAL INPATIENTS

Acute Hospital Inpatient screening and action tools Open
  • Screening and action tool for under 5’s – Use this tool for all children aged 0-5 who are inpatients in an acute hospital.
  • Screening and action tool for children aged 5 – 11 – Use this tool for all children aged 5-11 who are inpatients in an acute hospital.
  • Screening and action tool for adults, children and young people aged 12 and over – Use this tool for all patients aged 12 and over who are inpatients in an acute hospital.
  • Screening and action tool for use in pregnancy – Use this tool for all women who are pregnant, or who have given birth in the last 6 weeks, who are inpatients in an acute hospital.
  • Sepsis Manual – Responsible management of sepsis, severe infection and antimicrobial stewardship.

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COMMUNITY SERVICES

Community Nurses and Midwives screening and action tools Open
  • Screening and Action Tool tool for Community Nurses – This tool is for use by Community Nurses caring for adults.
  • Screening and Action Tool tool for Community Midwives – This tool is for use by Community Midwives caring for patients during pregnancy or who are within 6 weeks after giving birth.
  • Sepsis Manual – Responsible management of sepsis, severe infection and antimicrobial stewardship.

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General Practice

General Practice screening and action tools Open
  • Screening and action tool for under 5’s – Use these tools in general practice for all children aged 0-4.
  • Screening and action tool for children aged 5 – 11 – Use these tools in general practice for all children aged 5 to 11.
  • Screening and action tool for adults, children and young people aged 12 and over – Use these tools in general practice for all patients aged 12 and over.
  • Screening and action tool for use in pregnancy – Use these tools in general practice for all women who are pregnant, or who have given birth in the last 6 weeks.
  • Sepsis Manual – Responsible management of sepsis, severe infection and antimicrobial stewardship.

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OUT OF HOURS (OOH)/ TELEPHONE TRIAGE

Out Of Hours (OOH) and Telephone triage screening and action tools Open
  • Screening and Action Tool tool for under 5s – Use these tools for OOH and telephone triage for all children aged 0-4.
  • Screening and Action Tool tool for ages 5 – 11 – Use these tools for OOH and telephone triage for all children aged 5 to 11.
  • Screening and Action Tool tool for adults, children, and young people 12 years and older – Use these tools for OOH and telephone triage for all patients aged 12 and over.
  • Screening and Action Tool tool for use in pregnancy – Use these tools for OOH and telephone triage for all women who are pregnant, or who have given birth in the last 6 weeks.
  • Sepsis Manual – Responsible management of sepsis, severe infection and antimicrobial stewardship.

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PRE-HOSPITAL CARE/ AMBULANCE SERVICES

Pre-hospital Care and Ambulance Services screening and action tools Open
  • Screening and action tool for under 5’s – Use this tool in the pre-hospital environment for all children aged 0-4.
  • Screening and action tool for children aged 5 – 11 – Use this tool in the pre-hospital environment for all children aged 5 to 11.
  • Screening and action tool for adults, children and young people aged 12 and over – Use these tools in the pre-hospital environment for all patients aged 12 and over.
  • Screening and action tool for use in pregnancy – Use this tool in the prehospital environment for all women who are pregnant, or who have given birth in the last 6 weeks.
  • Sepsis Manual – Responsible management of sepsis, severe infection and antimicrobial stewardship.

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The following tools were developed by UK Sepsis Trust but are not endorsed by NICE due to limitations around scope of Clinical Guideline NG51. They remain relevant for use in the appropriate clinical areas.

Dental Services

Decision support tools for primary Dental Care Open
  • Decision support tool for primary dental care for children and young people aged under 5 – Use this tool for all children aged 0-4 who are assessed in a Primary Care setting by a Dental Practitioner.
  • Decision support tool for primary dental care for children and young people aged 5-11 – Use this tool for all children aged 5-11 who are assessed in a primary care setting by a dental practitioner.
  • Decision support tool for primary dental care for adults, children and young people aged 12 years and over – Use this tool for all patients aged 12 and over who are assessed in a primary care setting by a dental practitioner.

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PALLIATIVE CARE

Palliative Care screening and action tools Open
  • Screening and action tool for all patients aged 12+ – Use this tool in the Palliative Care setting for all patients aged 12+.

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