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Exploration of ward-based nurses' perspectives on their preparedness to recognize clinical deterioration: a scoping review.

Mikhail J, King L. Exploration of ward-based nurses' perspectives on their preparedness to recognize clinical deterioration: a scoping review. J Patient Saf. 2023;19(2):99-109 10.1097/pts.0000000000001085

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March 29, 2023
Mikhail J, King L. J Patient Saf. 2023;19(2):99-109.
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Early recognition of warning signs of deterioration is key to activating the rapid response system (RRS) and prevention of serious adverse events. This review sought to understand how preparedness of ward-based nurses supports recognition of early warning signs and activation of RRS. Themes include knowledge of criteria to activate the RRS and deference to organizational hierarchy.

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Mikhail J, King L. Exploration of ward-based nurses' perspectives on their preparedness to recognize clinical deterioration: a scoping review. J Patient Saf. 2023;19(2):99-109 10.1097/pts.0000000000001085

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