What is the National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) and why is it important?
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What is the National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) and why is it important?

Daniel Allen Health writer

NEWS2 has created a common language so nurses can act quickly to help deteriorating patients – but clinical judgement is still vital

Rapid treatment saves lives but efficient systems help too, and the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) is now well established as a way to help detect life-threatening deterioration in patients.

Nursing Older People. 33, 4, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/nop.33.4.6.s2

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