Key articles reporting on family involvement in escalation of care:
Gill F, Leslie G, Marshall A. The impact of implementation of family initiated escalation of care for the deteriorating patient in hospital: A systematic review. Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing. 2016; 13:303–313
Albutt AK, O'Hara JK, Conner MT, Fletcher SJ, Lawton RJ. Is there a role for patients and their relatives in escalating clinical deterioration in hospital? A systematic review. Health Expectations. 2016:1-8.
Vorwerk J, King L. Consumer participation in early detection of the deteriorating patient and call activation to rapid response systems: a literature review. J Clin Nurs. 2016; 25:38-52.
Gill F, Leslie G, Marshall A. Family initiated escalation of care for the deteriorating patient in hospital: Family centred care or just “box ticking”. Aust Crit Care. 2016; 29:195-200.
King L, Peacock G, Crotty M, Clark R. Consumers’ perspectives on their involvement in recognizing and responding to patient deterioration—Developing a model for consumer reporting. Health Expectations. 2019 (in press)
Strickland W, Pirret A, Takerei S. Patient and/or family activated rapid response service: Patients’ perceptions of deterioration and need for a service. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2018