Updated National Early Warning Score
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Updated National Early Warning Score

Erin Dean Freelance health writer

Essential facts

The National Early Warning Score (NEWS) was developed by the Royal College of Physicians to improve the identification of acutely ill patients, including those with sepsis. A score is allocated to six physiological measurements, already recorded in routine practice, to gain an aggregate overall score.

Nursing Management. 25, 1,14-14. doi: 10.7748/nm.25.1.14.s9

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