Is the New Zealand Early Warning Score useful following cardiac surgery?

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Summary of "Is the New Zealand Early Warning Score useful following cardiac surgery?"

The rate of medical emergency team (MET) calling among post-cardiac surgery patients is unknown. We set out to determine what the call frequency would be if MET activation occurred in every instance that the early warning score (EWS) breached our local threshold, what the outcome was for these patients and what the calling rate might be if the proposed New Zealand EWS (NZEWS) system was implemented with 100% adherence.


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Name: The New Zealand medical journal
ISSN: 1175-8716
Pages: 9-14


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