Accession Number:

AD1040324

Title:

Pediatric Rapid Response Team: Vital Sign Based System vs. Pediatric Early Warning Score System

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States

Report Date:

2017-09-16

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Approximately 8.5-14 of cardiopulmonary arrests in pediatrics occur outside the ICU with associated mortality rates from 50-67. Goal Implement a quality improvement initiative using the evidence-based PEWS criteria to improve recognition of deteriorating pediatric patients, allocation of PRRT resources, and pediatric staff satisfaction regarding the PRRT process.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE