Innovations in managing at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home
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Innovations in managing at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home

Sarah Scott Advanced nurse practitioner, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, Droitwich, Worcestershire, England

This article describes innovations in the recognition and management of at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home. It details the development of a referral pathway to advanced nurse practitioners using the National Early Warning Score and the development of an observations protocol aide-memoire for community nurses.

Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1463

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind peer review and has been checked for plagiarism using automated software

Correspondence

sarah.scott14@btinternet.com

Conflict of interest

None declared

Scott S (2019) Innovations in managing at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home. Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1463

Published online: 12 March 2019

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