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External validation of the National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2) prediction of in-hospital death in patients with type II respiratory failure: a multi-centre database study [protocol]

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The National Early Warning Score (NEWS), a vital-signs-based early warning score (EWS), has been suggested to perform poorly in patients with hypercapnic respiratory failure. A newly updated version (NEWS2) includes modified peripheral oxygen saturation (SpO2) thresholds for such patients and additional weightings for higher SpO2 values if they are receiving oxygen therapy. NEWS2 has been mandated for use in acute NHS ho... Expand abstract

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford More from this funder
Publisher:
University of Oxford
Publication date:
2018-02-13
Acceptance date:
2018-02-13
Pubs id:
pubs:826964
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uuid:62caa6ee-558a-4e6d-a841-bef3e6b87055
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pubs:826964
Deposit date:
2018-02-28

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