Audit result: Paediatric severe sepsis

Audit standardRCEM adult standardAudit result paediatrics (n= 19)Missing data (n) 
Vital signs recorded fully within 15 mins100%47%0
Capillary glucose recorded in ED (anytime) 100%84%1
Intravensous fluid bolus given within 1 hour75%42%1
Serum lactate measured in ED (anytime)100%89%1
Antibiotics within 1 hour of arrival50%42%1
Blood cultures obtained prior to antibioticsStandard (%) not defined by RCEM37%0
Urine dip obtained in EDNot part of RCEM standard21%1
Assessment by doctors within 30 minsNot part of RCEM standard84%1