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This study aims to determine the ability of the NEWS at tertiary intensive care unit discharges to predict the development of clinical deterioration.
The Nationaly Early Warning Score (NEWS) is a single score based on the measurement of vital signs and inspired gases by the patient. A higher NEWS indicates severity of illness and risk of adverse outcomes. The use of NEWS values to select the appropriate patients for tertiary ICU discharges has not been tested. Our aim is to test the power of NEWS on discharges tertiary ICU.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-15T18:45:12-0400
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A measure of the mortality and morbidity rates among patients who receive CRITICAL CARE and INTENSIVE CARE as determined from the date of hospital discharge or release.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment.