Validation of a Paediatric Early Warning Score through clinical audit and analysis of nursing attitudes
Joyce, Carly (2012) Validation of a Paediatric Early Warning Score through clinical audit and analysis of nursing attitudes. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)
Paediatric early warning score (PEWS) tools are becoming commonplace to aid the routine assessment of inpatient illness severity. This is part of a wider national strategy to recognise and respond to clinical deterioration early. However tools currently in use vary in assessment criteria. This study aims to assess the validity of a PEWS tool within a local NHS Trust.
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