Impact of introducing an electronic physiological surveillance system on hospital mortality.

@article{Schmidt2015ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of introducing an electronic physiological surveillance system on hospital mortality.},
  author={Paul E Schmidt and Paul Meredith and David R. Prytherch and Duncan Watson and Valerie Watson and Roger M Killen and Peter Greengross and Mohammed Adem Mohammed and Gary B Smith},
  journal={BMJ quality & safety},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={10-20}
}
BACKGROUND Avoidable hospital mortality is often attributable to inadequate patient vital signs monitoring, and failure to recognise or respond to clinical deterioration. The processes involved with vital sign collection and charting; their integration, interpretation and analysis; and the delivery of decision support regarding subsequent clinical care are subject to potential error and/or failure. OBJECTIVE To determine whether introducing an electronic physiological surveillance system… CONTINUE READING
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