U Kyriacos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. doi Early warning scoring systems versus standard observations charts for wards in South Africa: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Una Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
    Trials 16:103. 2015
  2. pmc Monitoring vital signs: development of a modified early warning scoring (MEWS) system for general wards in a developing country
    Una Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 9:e87073. 2014
  3. pmc Record review to explore the adequacy of post-operative vital signs monitoring using a local modified early warning score (mews) chart to evaluate outcomes
    Una Kyriacos
    Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 9:e87320. 2014
  4. ncbi Clinical skills required of ophthalmic nurse practitioners in tertiary level public hospitals in the Western Cape Province
    U Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Town
    Curationis 32:22-9. 2009
  5. doi Monitoring vital signs using early warning scoring systems: a review of the literature
    U Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nurs Manag 19:311-30. 2011

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Publications5

  1. doi Early warning scoring systems versus standard observations charts for wards in South Africa: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Una Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
    Trials 16:103. 2015
    ..Secondary outcomes were: numbers of patients with vital signs recordings in the first eight postoperative hours; number of times each vital sign was recorded; and nurses' knowledge...
  2. pmc Monitoring vital signs: development of a modified early warning scoring (MEWS) system for general wards in a developing country
    Una Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 9:e87073. 2014
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  3. pmc Record review to explore the adequacy of post-operative vital signs monitoring using a local modified early warning score (mews) chart to evaluate outcomes
    Una Kyriacos
    Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 9:e87320. 2014
    ..2) To identify factors associated with death on the ward between transfer from the theatre recovery suite and the seventh day after operation...
  4. ncbi Clinical skills required of ophthalmic nurse practitioners in tertiary level public hospitals in the Western Cape Province
    U Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Town
    Curationis 32:22-9. 2009
    ..The role and required skills and competencies of ONPs are not well documented in the international literature and are also absent from South African publications, including South African Nursing Council publications...
  5. doi Monitoring vital signs using early warning scoring systems: a review of the literature
    U Kyriacos
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Nurs Manag 19:311-30. 2011
    ..To evaluate the need for, and the development and utility of, pen-and-paper (Modified) Early Warning Scoring (MEWS/EWS) systems for adult inpatients outside critical care and emergency departments, by reviewing published literature...