Managing Deteriorating Patients
1st edition 2018
Chalwin Jones Psirides Radford
A free eBook for everyone who responds to deteriorating hospital in-patients
This book has been written for team members and leaders of hospital rapid response teams who attend deteriorating patients. It provides pragmatic advice on a number of topics. These include:
Its authors are all intensive care specialists and experts in the field. They have been involved in the design, implementation and governance of rapid response systems across Australia and New Zealand at both local and national levels as well as teaching and researching in this area.
Evidence for the recommendations made are provided as a comprehensive reading list at the end of each chapter.
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