Journal Article

How to avoid catastrophic events on the ward.

Bein B, Seewald S, Gräsner J-T. Best practice & research. Clinical anaesthesiology. 2016;30:237-45.

Hospitals require robust escalation of care processes to ensure that worsening conditions in critical patients are recognized and treated. This review discusses several strategies including rapid response teams and early warning systems to help prevent these situations from resulting in failure to rescue and preventable patient harm.