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PUMA - Paediatric early warning system (PEWS): Utilisation and Mortality Avoidance. A prospective, mixed methods, before and after study identifying the evidence base for the core components of an effective PEWS and the development of an implementation package for implementation and use in the UK

Project title: PUMA - Paediatric early warning system (PEWS): Utilisation and Mortality Avoidance. A prospective, mixed methods, before and after study identifying the evidence base for the core components of an effective PEWS and the development of an implementation package for implementation and use in the UK

Call to action: 12/178 12/178 Evaluating interventions to identify and reduce avoidable mortality in hospitals

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Davina AllenORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Davina AllenORCID logo

Contractor: Cardiff University

Cost: £1,967,371.96

Co-investigators: Dr (Elizabeth) Dawn EdwardsORCID logo, Dr Damian RolandORCID logo, Dr David LacyORCID logo, Dr Emma Thomas-JonesORCID logo, Dr Gerri SeftonORCID logo, Dr James Bunn, Mr Chao HuangORCID logo, Ms Alison OliverORCID logo, Ms Jennifer PrestonORCID logo, Professor Davina AllenORCID logo, Professor Kerenza HoodORCID logo, Professor Lyvonne TumeORCID logo.

Started: November 2014 | Status: Published January 2022

PROSPERO registration: CRD42015015326

Track-and-trigger tools do not improve detection of deterioration on their own, but assessing impacts of system-wide change was difficult due to low event rates for hard clinical outcomes.

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