We need more than NEWS2 scores to spot deterioration
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We need more than NEWS2 scores to spot deterioration

Lin Fidgin Newly registered nurse

Baseline measurements and clinical judgement are crucial to detecting deterioration in older patients

I have completed the 2,300 practice hours required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to be able to join the nursing register.

Nursing Older People. 35, 5, 16-17. doi: 10.7748/nop.35.5.16.s6

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