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Coroners Act Response to the Coronial Findings in the matter of Ms Irene Magriplis dated 21 September 2017



Coroners Act Response to the Coronial Findings in the matter of Ms Irene Magriplis dated 21 September 2017

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Aa Dat~wi11 ., PRIVATE HOSPITAL - ~---- .... ~. __ ;::;:: ___ ;;: __ .~ .. ~~=-=.;:;::M::;;:_,;:::, .::;:::, ::;:,.::;:::, ~- :::;, _:;:::_ ;::::, :::;::::~~::::;::::::::::;=:=====~======= - ... -- .... - l- ... ---- - ... Manual: Section: Title: .HS Polley Darwin Private Hospital Polley Manual Hospital Clinical Clinical Deterioration. Recognising and Responding to Clinical Deterioration. Recognising and Responding to. 8.45 3. RAPID RESPONSE Criteria: Triggered by any observations that fall in the red area New or unrelenting chest pain New or unrelenting shortness of breath Ref. No.: 2.06 (Prev 9.05) Issue Date: Aug 2017 Page: 4of10 Increased or une~pected fluid or biO"od loss You are worried about the patient but they don1 fit the criteria Actions- Ptimarv Nurse Remain with patient and press Nurse Assist" button. Record Observations AT LEAST once every 30 mins on Emergency Response Data Collection (HMR 7) on side of resus tmll~y. Complete riskman at end of incident Actions-JUNUM The Team Leader/ NUM to dial: u633311 and state "I need a Rapid Response on [Ward] I [Bed Number)". The Team Leader/ NUM to call VMO immediately. The Team Leader/ NUM (or AHC after hours) to assess the patient if a delay in RMO attendance. If no review wllhln 30min or the patient deteriorates further or patient suffers a cardiac/ respiratory arrest call a CODE BLUE as per protocol. Actions.- RMONMO RMO must respond and review the patient within 1& minutes Discuss the concerns and management with the TL. NUM or AHC in direct consultation with the VMO. Document the followrng in the patient medical record at the time of review o Concerns o Treatment plan (with VMO consultation) . o Outcome of treatment VMO and NUM /AHC discussion to determine if SOU transfer Is required- as per DPH Polley 9.04 SOU Unplanned transfer. Actions SOU Patient- VMO If patient In Special ObseJVation Unit. VMO must attend within eo minutes o If unable to attend AND patient condition has not Improved, a CODE BLUE will be called. Authorised: Jo Seiler Authorised: Pauline Amorim Designation: General Manager Designation: Director of Nursing Signature: Signature:

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