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Journal Article

Consumers' perspectives on their involvement in recognizing and responding to patient deterioration—developing a model for consumer reporting.

King L, Peacock G, Crotty M, et al. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy. 2019;22:385-395.

Patients and families have the potential to help medical teams proactively detect clinical deteriorations. This qualitative study with consumer advocates resulted in a comprehensive model for empowering patients to accurately activate rapid response systems.