The ability of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) to discriminate patients at risk of early cardiac arrest, unanticipated intensive care unit admission, and death.

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INTRODUCTION Early warning scores (EWS) are recommended as part of the early recognition and response to patient deterioration. The Royal College of Physicians recommends the use of a National Early Warning Score (NEWS) for the routine clinical assessment of all adult patients. METHODS We tested the ability of NEWS to discriminate patients at risk of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2012.12.016

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