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Covid-19 HSE Clinical Guidance and Evidence

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Clinical Assessment - Guidance on how to complete the NEWS Observation Chart

Guidance on how to complete the INEWS Observation Chart (CD19-029-001 / 22.12.21)

‘Healthcare worker or patient or family concern’ is new to INEWS V2 and should be recorded with each set of INEWS observations.

INEWS table

All 7 INEWS physiological observations are completed and scored to obtain the INEWS score.  These are as follows: inews table 1 to 5 point 6


Irish National Early Warning System (INEWS) Scoring Key

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