And the doctors do it. We have bimonthly M&M meetings - Morbidity and Mortality meetings where our outcomes are measured against the APACHE3. Since APACHE3 was developed in the 80's we should do better than the prediction but the word is that we did MUCH MUCH better - so I am rather proud of that!!!
May 15, '04
Occupation: icu nurse
Joined: Apr '04; Posts: 30
But do you use some tools for nurse workload mesurement? TISS 28 is most popular in practice. How do you use scoring system? After every shifts or ....
Just nurse workload, not patient status.
Nov 8, '04
Occupation: RN ACLS
Joined: Jun '03; Posts: 338; Likes: 5
We rate the patients by acuity and intensity, not sure exactly how it works maybe someone could elaborate on this.