The Application of Modified Early Warning System

  • Triana Arisdiani Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Kendal
  • Rani Lisa Indra Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Hang Tuah Pekanbaru
  • Fransisca Kristiningsih Rumah Sakit Siloam Tangerang
Keywords: MEWS, cancer, IGD

Abstract

The use of modified early warning system (MEWS) as an early detection tool for worsening patient conditions is still rare in Indonesia. This is a challenge for medical staff, especially nurses who provide services with the culture of Pro Care CS (Professional, Care, Continuity improvement and Synergy). This study aims to determine the description of the application of MEWS in the ER of Dharmais Cancer Hospital. The trial use of the modified early warning system (MEWS) in the ER of the RSKD was carried out for 2 weeks and then evaluated in the third week using a questionnaire. The total number of patients included in the pilot project was 49. The results showed that most nurses agreed or strongly agreed to use MEWS. MEWS in cancer patients is different from non-cancer patients, so further research must be done to find the right MEWS parameters for cancer cases

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Published
2020-09-30
How to Cite
Arisdiani, T., Indra, R., & Kristiningsih, F. (2020). The Application of Modified Early Warning System. Jurnal Gawat Darurat, 2(2), 51-60. Retrieved from https://journal.stikeskendal.ac.id/index.php/JGD/article/view/881
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