Workflow barriers out of hours: optimising critical care outreach to support clinical decision making in medical and surgical care settings

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Brady, Anne-Marie ; Ennis, Shauna ; Prendergast, Maebh ; Quirke, Mary ; Bhangu, Jas ; Lynch, Aine ; Byrne, Gobnait (2017)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • Journal: International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC) (eissn: 1568-4156)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5334/ijic.3401
  • Subject: work flow; critical care outreach; clinical decision-making

Introduction: The out-of-hours period is associated with less favourable patient health outcomes as well as unpredictable workloads and reduced support structures for clinical activity. In particular, appropriate skill mix, staff numbers, resources, communication struct... View more
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