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What stops hospital clinical staff from following protocols? An analysis of the incidence and factors behind the failure of bedside clinical staff to activate the rapid response system in a multi-campus Australian metropolitan healthcare service
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    Mandating of the RRS protocol to improve patient care, could this be the next step?

    I appreciated Shearer et al's recent article in BMJQS[1], it brings to light the debilitating effects of ill-placed social and cultural influences, and the professional hierarchies evident in all hospitals. The issues identified from the research further validate the necessity for a systems approach when dealing with clinical risk management[2]. That said, mandating rapid response systems (RRS) as part of hospital protocol...

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