Tim Raine, James Dawson, Stephan Sanders and Simon Eccles

in Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2014 | ISBN: 9780199683819
Published online August 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191763380 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Early warning scores


In-hospital resuscitation

Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Arrest equipment and tests

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Paediatric Basic Life Support

Newborn Life Support (NLS)

Obstetric arrest

of the ‘unwell’ patient has repeatedly been shown to improve outcome. Identification of such patients allows suitable changes in management, including early involvement of critical care teams or transfer to critical care areas (HDU/ICU) where necessary....

Chapter.  3880 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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