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Pediatric Early Warning (PEW) Score System


Description

The Pediatric Early Warning (PEW) score system can help nurses assess pediatric patients objectively using vital signs in the pediatric intensive care unit. The scoring system takes into account the child's behavior, as well as cardiovascular and respiratory symptoms. 
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/125/4/e763.full.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat Reader® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton

Funding Sources

Department of Health-UK


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 02/2005
  • Original Summary: 10/2008
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Last updated: March 14, 2012.