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Predicting clinical deterioration after initial assessment by an Out-of-Hours primary care service: a retrospective service evaluation

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Background

Accurate assessment of the need for admission is challenging in Out of Hours (OOH) primary care. Understanding more about patient contacts where the decision to continue care in the community may have been incorrect could assist clinicians in assessing clinical risk.

Aim

To define the population contacting OOH primary care who are at higher risk of re-presenting to this service and requiring urgent transfer to secondary care within three days of their i...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp16X687961

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Strategic
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Health Foundation
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Vincent, C
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National Institute for Health Research
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Lasserson, D
Hayward, G
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice More from this journal
Publication date:
2016-11-08
Acceptance date:
2016-08-02
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1478-5242
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pubs:646370
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uuid:8ca84094-7bd3-4c10-afff-86e0bfcb84c6
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pubs:646370
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646370
Deposit date:
2016-09-26

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