Effectiveness of Modified Early Warning Score in predicting outcomes in oncology patients.
AffiliationDepartment of Critical Care, The Christie, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, UK, M20 4BX.
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AbstractPatients at risk of rapid deterioration and critical illness often have preceding changes in physiological parameters. Track and trigger systems, such as the Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) used in the UK, have been demonstrated to have some utility in identifying these patients particularly among general medical and surgical patients.
CitationEffectiveness of Modified Early Warning Score in predicting outcomes in oncology patients. 2012, 105 (11):1083-8 QJM