Resuscitation 2021 Jul 24. Epub 2021 Jul 24.
Susan Wakil School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia; School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Technology Sydney, 15 Broadway, Ultimo NSW, Australia; Research & Practice Development Unit, Northern Sydney Local Health District. Reserve Road, St Leonards, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:
AimsThis study aimed to quantify the health economic treatment costs of clinical deterioration of patients within 72 hours of admission via the emergency department.
Methods: This study was conducted between March 2018 and February 2019 in two hospitals in regionl New South Wales, Australia. All patients admitted via the emergency department were screened for clinical deterioration (defined as initiation of a medical emergency team call, cardiac arrest or unplanned admission to Intensive Care Unit) within 72 hours through the site clinical deterioration databases. Read More