Effectiveness of Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) in the Outcome of In-Hospital Adult Cardiac Arrests in a Tertiary HospitalSaumy Johnson1* and Anitha Nileswar2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Saumy Johnson
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Respiratory Therapy
Manipal University, Manipal 576104
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: April 29, 2015; Accepted date: August 18, 2015; Published date: August 24, 2015
Citation:Johnson S, Nileswar A (2015) Effectiveness of Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) in the Outcome of In-Hospital Adult Cardiac Arrests in a Tertiary Hospital. J Pulm Respir Med 5: 285. doi:10.4172/2161-105X.1000285
Copyright: © 2015 Johnson S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Aim: Aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS) in the outcome of In- hospital adult cardiac arrest in a tertiary hospital.
Methodology: Study design was prospective interventional study, the study duration was from September 2009 to May 2013. Location was Kasturba Hospital, Manipal and study population was patients who sustained cardiac arrests inside the hospital. Tools used were Modified Utstein style Format for standard reporting of In-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Modified early warning score chart.
Inclusion criteria: Patients with Age >18 years and patients who sustained cardiac arrest.
Exclusion criteria: Cardiac arrest in the operation theatre and Patients who were brought dead.