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The critical care continuum

Sheila K. Adam and Sue Osborne

in Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780199215904
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597963 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199215904.003.01

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The critical care continuum

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Why hospital-wide critical care? - Models of critical care outreach - Aims of critical care outreach - Intervening pre-critical care admission - Intervening post-critical care discharge - Emergency recognition and response - Assessment of the acutely unwell patient - Immediate responses - Secondary transfer of critically ill patients

Chapter.  3551 words. 

Subjects: Critical Care

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