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The critical care continuum 

The critical care continuum
The critical care continuum

Sheila K. Adam

and Sue Osborne

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date: 26 June 2022

Why hospital-wide critical care? 2

Models of critical care outreach 3

Aims of critical care outreach 4

Intervening pre-critical care admission 5

Intervening post-critical care discharge 6

Emergency recognition and response 8

Assessment of the acutely unwell patient 10

Immediate responses 12

Secondary transfer of critically ill patients ...

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