Recognition and early management of the critically ill ward patient.

M180 British Journal of Hospital Medicine, October 2007, Vol 68, No 10 Introduction The management of general ward patients who develop critical illness is often suboptimal. There are many reasons for this including a lack of a systematic approach to these patients (Cullinane et al, 2005), over-burdened ward staff and deficiencies in medical training (Smith… (More)