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Patient harm and institutional avoidability of out-of-hours discharge from intensive care: an analysis using mixed methods

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Objective: Out-of-hours discharge from ICU to the ward is associated with increased in-hospital mortality and ICU readmission. Little is known about why this occurs. We map the discharge process and describe the consequences of out-of-hours discharge to inform practice changes to reduce the impact of discharge at night.

Design: This study was part of the REFLECT mixed methods study. We defined out-of-hours discharge as 16:00 - 07:59h. We undertook ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1097/CCM.0000000000005514

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
PB-PG-0215-36149
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Journal:
Critical Care Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
50
Issue:
7
Pages:
1083-1092
Publication date:
2022-03-07
Acceptance date:
2022-01-27
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EISSN:
1530-0293
ISSN:
0090-3493
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1237774
Local pid:
pubs:1237774
Deposit date:
2022-02-08

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