Inter-rater agreement of the PEWS tools used in Central Denmark Region

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Background
Paediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS) tools can assist healthcare providers in the rapid detection and recognition
of changes in patient condition. In the Central Denmark Region two different PEWS tool tested in large scale RCT
study. However, data from PEWS instruments are only as reliable and accurate as the caregiver who obtains and
documents the parameters.
Aim
The purpose of was to evaluate the inter-rater agreement among nurses using the PEWS systems.
Design
The study was conducted in 5 paediatrics departments. Inter-observer reliability were investigated through
simultaneous blinded PEWS assessment on the same patients by two nurses.
Fleiss kappa was utilized to determine the level of agreement among the raters.
Results
The results are pending testing, but will be ready for presentation at the conference.
Conclusion
With a paucity of published reliability testing studies, this research
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Udgivelsesår2017
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StatusUdgivet - 2017

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