failure-to-rescue


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failure-to-rescue

(făl′yĕr-too-rĕs′kū),

FTR

Loss of life among hospitalized patients resulting from inadequate recognition and treatment of life-threatening complications. FTR is correlated with high ratios of patients to nurses and with psychological variables (e.g., burnout). It has been used, along with complication rates of surgery and other criteria, as an indicator of the quality of hospital care.
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According to research conducted by Linda Aiken, PhD, RN, and her colleagues, " Educational Levels of Hospital Nurses and Surgical Patient Mortality" found that in hospitals with higher proportions of nurses educated at the baccalaureate level or higher, surgical patients experienced lower mortality and failure-to-rescue rates.
Because death often occurs in the context of disease progression or after new complications, death rates reflect two underlying functions: the rate of complications (or disease progression in the medical admission context) and the rate of deaths after complications (the failure-to-rescue rate).
Performance on failure-to-rescue (FTR) was generally poor, and it did reach statistical significance for 30-day FTR for both stratified and regression adjusted stratified results (p = .
the higher the percentage of BSN nurses the lower the odds on patient deaths and failure-to-rescue (p.
For every 10% increase in RNs there is a 27% decrease in failure-to-rescue and we have wards in NSW where the percentage of RNs is already below 50%.
Armed with this important patient data, clinicians are able to take immediate action before the onset of adverse events, or even failure-to-rescue death.
The patients studied did not include all patients but were limited to risk-adjusted patient mortality and failure-to-rescue within 30 days of admission.
Along with formally published studies results, there are hundreds of actual patient case studies, which show that the early warning provided to Caregivers by the EarlySense System, helped save a patient from potential injury and dramatically decrease failure-to-rescue events.
Analyzes were repeated using (1) the composite outcome of death or major complication, and (2) failure-to-rescue as the outcome of interest.
10,000 Change in Total Expenditures; (2) a 4-Day Change in Total Hospital Days; and (3) a 3- Day Stay in ICU Days (All a 25th to 75th Percentile Change in Aggressive Treatment Style) and the Outcome of Failure-to-Rescue Failure-to-Rescue Odds Ratio 95% CI p-Value In U.
Laura Wood, DNP, MS, RN, senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Boston Children's, adds; "While prior studies have associated greater proportions of nurses educated at the baccalaureate level or higher with lower mortality and failure-to-rescue rates, Dr.
Silber and colleagues studied the ecologic relationship between a hospital's intensity, as measured by the Dartmouth Atlas End-of-Life Expenditure Index, and rates of operative complications, failure-to-rescue from complications, and postadmission mortality among 4.