Level 2: Care Pathways

The patient has a clearly defined problem but there may be a small number of additional factors that affect how treatment is provided.

Nursing Theme 1 - Assessment and Observation

  • Intermittent arterial blood gas analysis
  • Increased level of observation and therapeutic interventions
  • NEWS score trigger point reached and requiring escalation
  • Patient stable but requires monitoring and regular interventions
  • Post operative care with complications
  • Care determined by established care pathway