Intervention Review

Outreach and Early Warning Systems (EWS) for the prevention of Intensive Care admission and death of critically ill adult patients on general hospital wards

  1. Jennifer McGaughey1,*,
  2. Fiona Alderdice2,
  3. Robert Fowler3,
  4. Atul Kapila4,
  5. Alain Mayhew5,
  6. Marianne Moutray1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group

Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 22 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005529.pub2

How to Cite

McGaughey J, Alderdice F, Fowler R, Kapila A, Mayhew A, Moutray M. Outreach and Early Warning Systems (EWS) for the prevention of Intensive Care admission and death of critically ill adult patients on general hospital wards. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD005529. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005529.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Queen's University Belfast, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Belfast, UK

  2. 2

    Queen's University Belfast , Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  3. 3

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Departments of Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  4. 4

    Royal Bershire Hospital , Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, Reading, UK

  5. 5

    University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

*Jennifer McGaughey, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7BL, UK. j.mcgaughey@qub.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

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