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Clinical deterioration in hospital inpatients: the need for another paradigm shift

Daryl A Jones, Nicola J Dunbar and Rinaldo Bellomo
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 97-100.
doi:
10.5694/mja11.10865

Proactive recognition and response, pre-emptive management

Daryl A Jones, FRACP, FCICM, MD, Intensive Care Specialist,1 and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow2
Nicola J Dunbar, BSc(Hons), PhD, MPS, Program Manager3
Rinaldo Bellomo, FRACP, FCICM, MD, Intensive Care Specialist,1 and Co-director4
1 Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC.
2 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
3 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney, NSW.
4 Australian and New Zealand Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
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