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Avoidable mortality from in-hospital cardiac arrest: Have interventions aimed at recognising and rescuing deteriorating patients made an impact on incidence and outcomes?

Project title: Avoidable mortality from in-hospital cardiac arrest: Have interventions aimed at recognising and rescuing deteriorating patients made an impact on incidence and outcomes?

Call to action: 12/178 12/178 Evaluating interventions to identify and reduce avoidable mortality in hospitals

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Dr Helen HoganORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-0920-2093

Lead Author: Dr Helen HoganORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-0920-2093

Contractor: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Cost: £377,468.64

Co-investigators: Dr Martin Kuper, Mr Andrew Hutchings, Mr John Welch, Professor David Harrison, Professor Jerry Nolan, Professor Sir Nicholas Black.

Started: May 2014 | Status: Published January 2019

Standardisation and automation of the collection, interpretation and response to patient physiological observations may have the greatest potential to reduce avoidable mortality from in-hospital cardiac arrest.

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