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Physiologically Unstable Patient (PUP) Early Warning Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient on a general hospital ward using the Physiologically Unstable Patient (PUP) early warning score of Robb and Seddon.

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severity, prognosis, stage, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

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Description:

Robb and Seddon reported an early warning score called the Physiologically Unstable Patient (PUP) score. This can help to identify a patient on a general ward who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Auckland and Counties Manukau District Health Board in New Zealand.

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