Association Between In-Hospital Critical Illness Events and Outcomes in Patients on the Same Ward.

@article{Volchenboum2016AssociationBI,
  title={Association Between In-Hospital Critical Illness Events and Outcomes in Patients on the Same Ward.},
  author={Samuel L. Volchenboum and Anoop M. Mayampurath and G{\"o}zde G{\"o}ksu-G{\"u}rsoy and Dana P. Edelson and Michael D. Howell and Matthew M. Churpek},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2016},
  volume={316 24},
  pages={
          2674-2675
        }
}
  • Samuel L. Volchenboum, Anoop M. Mayampurath, +3 authors Matthew M. Churpek
  • Published in JAMA 2016
  • Medicine
  • Association Between In-Hospital Critical Illness Events and Outcomes in Patients on the Same Ward Major critical illness events, such as cardiopulmonary arrest and intensive care unit (ICU) transfer, disrupt workflow in a hospital ward. Other patients on the same ward may receive inadequate attention, especially if their care team is distracted by the emergency. Most studies have concentrated on patient-level variables associated with outcomes.1-3 To our knowledge, no study has quantified the… CONTINUE READING

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