Consumer participation in early detection of the deteriorating patient and call activation to rapid response systems: a literature review.

@article{Vorwerk2016ConsumerPI,
  title={Consumer participation in early detection of the deteriorating patient and call activation to rapid response systems: a literature review.},
  author={Jane Vorwerk and Lindy King},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 1-2},
  pages={38-52}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This review investigated the impact of consumer participation in recognition of patient deterioration and response through call activation in rapid response systems. BACKGROUND Nurses and doctors have taken the main role in recognition and response to patient deterioration through hospital rapid response systems. Yet patients and visitors (consumers) have appeared well placed to notice early signs of deterioration. In response, many hospitals have sought to partner health… CONTINUE READING
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