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Episode 031: What factors are associated with potentially missed acute deterioration?

In this episode we talk to Dr Elizabeth Cecil, Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London

Paper: Factors associated with potentially missed acute deterioration in primary care

https://doi.org/10.3399/BJGP.2020.0986

Failure to recognise serious illness (or patient deterioration) can contribute to avoidable harm to a patient. Little is known of determinants of missed deterioration in primary care. GP telephone and video consultations have increased substantially with the COVID-19 pandemic, but these forms of consultations have not been fully evaluated and may increase missed deterioration in primary care.

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