Deteriorating patient

This was an utterly nerve wracking experience. I delivered this presentation as part of a multi-pronged coordinated roll out plan for our hospital Early Warning and Recognition System (track and trigger escalation protocol). Major piece of change management. I delivered this to about 45 managers, directors and senior nursing staff […]

No Such Thing as a Well Patient – Presentation

Part of my role last year, was to pilot and Early Warning and Recognition System (EWARS) into our hospital. This chart and accompanying escalation protocol was often referred to somewhat derisively as a ‘track n trigger obs chart’. This, and the use of the term ‘dummy’ when alluding to a […]

Respiratory Rate and Why SpO2 is Not the Same Thing