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Table 2 Comparison of real alert of the on-call doctor versus the predicted EWS trigger

From: Improving recognition of patients at risk in a Portuguese general hospital: results from a preliminary study on the early warning score

Time window (h) EWS ≥ 3 On-call doctor alert Δ (%)
−72 21/45 (46.7%) 3/43 (7.0%) 39.7
−24 30/59 (50.1%) 4/59 (6.8%) 43.3
−12 50/65 (76.9%) 23/65 (35.4%) 41.5