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Table 1 The Sepsis Six

From: A complex endeavour: an ethnographic study of the implementation of the Sepsis Six clinical care bundle

1. Deliver O2 (oxygen) to target 94–98 % SpO2 (oxygen saturation) or 88–92 % in COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)  
2. Take blood cultures  
3. Give IV (intravenous) antibiotics  
4. Start IV fluid resuscitation  
5. Measure serum lactate  
6. Monitor urine output