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Worthing Physiological Scoring System (PSS) of Duckitt et al as a Medical Inpatient Early Warning System

Purpose:

To identify a medical inpatient who is at increased risk for mortality using the Worthing physiologic scoring system (PSS) of Duckitt et al.

Specialty:

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Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

I46

Description:

Duckitt et al developed a physiological scoring system (PSS) that can serve as an early warning system for medical patients admitted to the hospital. The authors are from Worthing Hospital and University of Brighton in England.

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