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Paediatric Observation Priority Score ( POPS ) Chart

Paediatric Observation Priority Score ( POPS ) Chart helps clinicians to identify acutely ill children quickly using a combination of physiological, behavioral and risk identifiers. The data used can be easily obtained and this enables to identify acutely ill children.

Benefits of using the POP score include

  • rapid detection of critically unwell children
  • fewer referral to hospitals ( cost savings )
  • fewer serious adverse events ( missed serious illness )

Chart reproduced here with kind permission of Dr Damian Roland

 

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