IMPLEMENTATION OF EARLY WARNING SYSTEM IN NURSING WARD: A LITERATURE REVIEW

  • Meli Diana Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Health Polytechnic of Kerta Cendekia, Sidoarjo
  • Dimas Hadi Prayoga Medical-Surgical Nursing Department, Health Polytechnic of Kerta Cendekia, Sidoarjo
  • Dini Prastyo Wijayanti Emergency Nursing Department, Health Polytechnic of Kerta Cendekia, Sidoarjo

Abstract

Background: Hospital service is a process that involves all elements in the hospital including nurses and inpatient rooms or nursing wards. Different inpatient conditions will be treated in separated wards, by the same token patients with unstable conditions are admitted in intensive care units, this procedure aims to reduce the mortality incidence due to sudden cardiac arrest, therefore early detection of patients’ clinical deterioration using the early warning score system performed by the nurse in the nursing wards is required. Objective: This review study is a summary of the early warning system implementation in the nursing wards. Design: The data was obtained from international journal providers Proquest and Ebsco databases. The author accessed unair.remotexs.co website. Review Methods: Narative Review. Results: Early warning score is an effective intervention for emergency detection in patients. Conclusion: Early detection clinical emergency or known as the Early Warning Score System (EWSS) is the application of a scoring system for early detection of patient's condition before a worsening situation occurs. The implementation of this scoring system is necessary due to the high rate of deterioration of patient conditions that requiring immediate management to prevent profound deterioration and its subsequent adverse effect Keywords : Early warning system;nurse care;literatur;review
Published
2021-06-09
How to Cite
DianaM., PrayogaD. H., & WijayantiD. P. (2021). IMPLEMENTATION OF EARLY WARNING SYSTEM IN NURSING WARD: A LITERATURE REVIEW. Nurse and Health: Jurnal Keperawatan, 10(1), 126-134. https://doi.org/10.36720/nhjk.v10i1.275
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