Effect of the critical care outreach team on patient survival to discharge from hospital and readmission to critical care: non-randomised population based study.

@article{Ball2003EffectOT,
  title={Effect of the critical care outreach team on patient survival to discharge from hospital and readmission to critical care: non-randomised population based study.},
  author={C. Olin Ball and Margaret Piltz Kirkby and Susan Williams},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2003},
  volume={327 7422},
  pages={1014}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of the critical care outreach team on patient survival to discharge from hospital after discharge from critical care and readmission to critical care. DESIGN Non-randomised population based study. SETTING Tertiary referral teaching hospital with 1200 beds. PARTICIPANTS Patients discharged from the critical care unit after their first or only admission for two study periods, 26 February 2000 to 25 February 2001 and 26 February 2001 to 25 February 2002… CONTINUE READING

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