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Patient deterioration : the effect of humans and systems in one health care system

Mitchell, Imogen Ann


The failure to recognise and to respond to adult deteriorating patients in general hospital wards leads to unexpected and potentially preventable deaths. Aims. 1. To improve the understanding of the clinical processes and influences involved in managing patient deterioration. 2. To examine the effect of a deteriorating patient intervention on clinical processes and patient outcome. 3. To determine if the effects of a deteriorating patient intervention are sustainable. Methods. Quantitative...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5140bac2760


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