TITLE

Prospective evaluation of a modified Early Warning Score to aid earlier detection of patients developing critical illness on a general surgical ward

AUTHOR(S)
Stenhouse, C.; Coates, S.; Tivey, M.; Allsop, P.; Parker, T.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;May2000, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p663
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
44420088

 

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