Managing Deteriorating PatientsRapid Response Team Handbook


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.

Managing deteriorating patients First edition 2018

Practical advice written by international experts in rapid response systems

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Illustrated examples Extensive tables & graphics throughout

RRT flow chart Closed loop communication

Common clinical scenarios and how to manage them

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