NHS Scotland NEWS and Sepsis Screening Tool

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This app is a collaboration between NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) - it provides:

A National Early Warning Scoring System (NEWS) calculator to alert clinicians to the deteriorating patient and acute illness

A Sepsis Screening tool for the prompt recognition and the timely initiation of treatment of patients with Sepsis.

An outline of the Sepsis 6 care bundle for the treatment of Sepsis

An algorithm to help identify Organ Dysfunction, Severe Sepsis, Septic Shock and when to escalate care for the individual patient.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNHS Education for Scotland
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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