Reducing the Risk of Unrecognized Clinical Deterioration: Implementing a Watcher Program

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622831
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Reducing the Risk of Unrecognized Clinical Deterioration: Implementing a Watcher Program
Other Titles:
Early Recognition of Clinical Deterioration
Author(s):
Green, Angela; Evans, Stephanie; Scott, Angela; Webb, Tammy
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Gamma Xi
Author Details:
Angela Green, PhD, Medical and Quality Administration, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; Stephanie Evans, BSN, Quality, Clinical Risk Management and Safety, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; Angela Scott, MSN, Acute Care, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; Tammy Webb, MSN, Patient Care Services, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Abstract:

Failure to recognize and respond to clinical deterioration is a source of preventable harm for hospitalized patients. An evidence-based, inter-professional program was implemented to proactively assess and manage risk for deterioration. Emergency transfers to the intensive care unit were reduced by 70%.

Keywords:
Clinical Deterioration; High Reliability Organization; Patient Safety
Repository Posting Date:
27-Sep-2017
Date of Publication:
27-Sep-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17H16
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleReducing the Risk of Unrecognized Clinical Deterioration: Implementing a Watcher Programen_US
dc.title.alternativeEarly Recognition of Clinical Deteriorationen
dc.contributor.authorGreen, Angelaen
dc.contributor.authorEvans, Stephanieen
dc.contributor.authorScott, Angelaen
dc.contributor.authorWebb, Tammyen
dc.contributor.departmentGamma Xien
dc.author.detailsAngela Green, PhD, Medical and Quality Administration, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; Stephanie Evans, BSN, Quality, Clinical Risk Management and Safety, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; Angela Scott, MSN, Acute Care, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA; Tammy Webb, MSN, Patient Care Services, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622831-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Failure to recognize and respond to clinical deterioration is a source of preventable harm for hospitalized patients. An evidence-based, inter-professional program was implemented to proactively assess and manage risk for deterioration. Emergency transfers to the intensive care unit were reduced by 70%.</span></p>en
dc.subjectClinical Deteriorationen
dc.subjectHigh Reliability Organizationen
dc.subjectPatient Safetyen
dc.date.available2017-09-27T13:34:01Z-
dc.date.issued2017-09-27-
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-27T13:34:01Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
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