The prognostic value of national early warning scores (NEWS) during transfer of care from community settings to hospital: a retrospective service evaluation

@article{InadaKim2020ThePV,
  title={The prognostic value of national early warning scores (NEWS) during transfer of care from community settings to hospital: a retrospective service evaluation},
  author={M. Inada-Kim and T. Knight and Michelle Sullivan and Mark Ainsworth-Smith and Neil Pike and Mathew Richardson and G. Hayward and D. Lasserson},
  journal={BJGP Open},
  year={2020},
  volume={4}
}
Background The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) calculated from physiological observations provides a simple away to identify and respond to the deteriorating patient. There is increasing interest in the application of NEWS to facilitate referrals from the community. Aim To establish whether elevated NEWS are associated with adverse outcomes at 5 and 30 days when obtained in a community setting at the time of transfer to an acute setting. Design & setting A retrospective service evaluation… Expand
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