Diagnosis - Are you worried that the patient is sick?
Do they have:
- High or low temperature?
- Sudden deterioration?
- Unusually drowsy? Confused?
- NEWS > 3
Are there any new signs of Infection?
- Yes, but source is not obvious
- Pneumonia / likely chest source
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Abdominal pain or distension?
- Cellulitus / septic arthritus / infected wound?
- Device-related infection?
National Early Warning Score