Rapid Response Team
PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
Rapid Response Systems
Rapid Response Team:
Rapid response teams represent an intuitively simple concept: when a patient demonstrates signs of imminent clinical deterioration, a team of providers is summoned to the bedside to immediately assess and treat the patient with the goal of preventing adverse clinical outcomes...
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Eliminating preventable death at Ascension Health.
Tolchin S, Brush R, Lange P, Bates P, Garbo JJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:145-154.
Incidence and preventability of adverse events requiring intensive care admission: a systematic review.
Vlayen A, Verelst S, Bekkering GE, et al. J Eval Clin Pract. 2012;18:485-497.
The role of the non-ICU staff nurse on a medical emergency team: perceptions and understanding.
Pusateri ME, Prior MM, Kiely SC. Am J Nurs. 2011;111:22-29.
The impact of the medical emergency team on the resuscitation practice of critical care nurses.
Santiano N, Young L, Baramy LS, et al; Clinical Analysis Group. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:115-120.
Development of a modified early warning score using the electronic medical record.
Albert BL, Huesman L. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2011;30:283-292.
Rapid response systems in the Netherlands.
Ludikhuize J, Hamming A, de Jonge E, Fikkers BG. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:138-149.
Jones DA, DeVita MA, Bellomo R. N Engl J Med. 2011;365:139-146.
Recommended guidelines for monitoring, reporting, and conducting research on medical emergency team, outreach, and rapid response systems: an Utstein-style scientific statement.
Peberdy MA, Cretikos M, Abella BS, et al; International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation; American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee; Council on Cardiopulmonary, Perioperative, and Critical Care; Interdisciplinary Working Group on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research. Circulation. 2007;116:2481-2500.
Evolution of a rapid response system from voluntary to mandatory activation.
Jones CM, Bleyer AJ, Petree B. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:266-270.
Effect of a rapid response system for patients in shock on time to treatment and mortality during 5 years.
Sebat F, Musthafa AA, Johnson D, et al. Crit Care Med. 2007;35:2568-2575.
Leading successful rapid response teams: a multisite implementation evaluation.
Donaldson N, Shapiro S, Scott M, Foley M, Spetz J. J Nurs Adm. 2009;39:176-181.
Saving lives: hospitals have signed on to a six-part plan to avoid a multitude of unnecessary deaths.
Comarow A. US News & World Report. July 18, 2005;139:74,76,79.
A 5-year analysis of rapid response system activation at an in-hospital haemodialysis unit.
Galhotra S, Devita MA, Dew MA, Simmons RL. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e38.
Timing and interventions of emergency teams during the MERIT study.
Flabouris A, Chen J, Hillman K, Bellomo R, Finfer S; The MERIT Study Investigators from the Simpson Centre and the ANZICs Clinical Trials Group. Resuscitation. 2010;81:25-30.
How RNs rescue patients: a qualitative study of RNs' perceived involvement in rapid response teams.
Leach LS, Mayo A, O'Rourke M. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e13.
Developing and evaluating a trigger response system.
Cherry K, Martinek J, Esleck S, Ivory A, Logan R, Ward J. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:331-338.
Improving sepsis care through systems change: the impact of a medical emergency team.
Sarani B, Brenner SR, Gabel B, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:179-182.
A review of current and emerging approaches to address failure-to-rescue.
Taenzer AH, Pyke JB, McGrath SP. Anesthesiology. 2011;115:421-431.
Triggers for emergency team activation: a multicenter assessment.
Chen J, Bellomo R, Hillman K, Flabouris A, Finfer S; the MERIT Study Investigators for the Simpson Centre and the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group. J Crit Care. 2010;25:359.e1-359.e7.
The role of the medical emergency team in end-of-life care: a multicenter, prospective, observational study.
Jones DA, Bagshaw SM, Barrett J, et al. Crit Care Med. 2012;40:98-103.
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