Evaluation of the early implementation of the national maternity early warning system

25 Jan 2019 | Patient Deterioration

This document outlines an evaluation of the early implementation of the national maternity early warning system.

The purpose of the evaluation was to understand:

  • any clinical utility issues with the maternity vital signs chart and the maternity early warning score
  • any issues or challenges with the MEWS implementation
  • how the MEWS affects early recognition of and response to a pregnant woman’s deterioration.

Last updated 07/12/2019