Deteriorating patients

Early identification and pre-emptive management of the deteriorating patient, by frontline clinical staff, can help to prevent or reduce organ failure and greatly improve patient survival, as well as potentially averting ICU admission or reducing length of ICU stay.

With the appropriate awareness, training, and organisational response, such action can help the patient at any stage in their pathway, from primary and pre-hospital care through to emergency department and general hospital wards.

As part of the Network's strategy to optimise care for deteriorating patients in North West London, we have workstreams for:

In addition, we will be helping Trusts and clinical to implement guidance in early management of sepsis and acute kidney injury (AKI). Please use the links for further information.

 

 

 

 

 

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