RSVP: a system for communication of deterioration in hospital patients.

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Communication failures are a prime cause of patient safety incidents. In a medical emergency, patient survival often depends on ward staff making an early and effective call for help. To improve communication with senior colleagues, ward staff need to create a picture that efficiently and reliably conveys their concerns so that they get the help that they… (More)

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@article{Featherstone2008RSVPAS, title={RSVP: a system for communication of deterioration in hospital patients.}, author={Peter I Featherstone and T. M. Chalmers and Gary B Smith}, journal={British journal of nursing}, year={2008}, volume={17 13}, pages={860-4} }