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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Four years' experience with a hospitalist-led medical emergency team: an interrupted time series.
Rothberg MB, Belforti R, Fitzgerald J, Friderici J, Keyes M. J Hosp Med. 2012;7:98-103.
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.
A review of current and emerging approaches to address failure-to-rescue.
Taenzer AH, Pyke JB, McGrath SP. Anesthesiology. 2011;115:421-431.
Reducing cardiopulmonary arrest rates in a three-year regional rapid response system collaborative.
Rosen MJ, Hoberman AJ, Ruiz RE, Sumer Z, Jalon HS. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:328-336.
Nurse decision making in the prearrest period.
Gazarian PK, Henneman EA, Chandler GE. Clin Nurs Res. 2010;19:21-37.
Have you M.E.T. the future of better patient safety?
Larson L. Trustee. September 2005;58:6-10.
Retrospective review of emergency response activations during a 13-year period at a tertiary care children's hospital.
Wang GS, Erwin N, Zuk J, Henry DB, Dobyns EL. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:131-135.
Revisiting rapid response.
Huff C. Trustee. 2011 May;64:13-16, 1.
Rapid response teams: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Chan PS, Jain R, Nallmothu BK, Berg RA, Sasson C. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:18-26.
A reduction in cardiac arrests and duration of clinical instability after implementation of a paediatric rapid response system.
Hanson CC, Randolph GD, Erickson JA, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:500-504.
Hospital-wide code rates and mortality before and after implementation of a rapid response team.
Chan PS, Khalid A, Longmore LS, Berg RA, Kosiborod M, Spertus JA. JAMA. 2008;300:2506-2513.
Impact of rapid response system implementation on critical deterioration events in children.
Bonafide CP, Localio AR, Roberts KE, Nadkarni VM, Weirich CM, Keren R. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Nov 11; [Epub ahead of print].
Early warning systems: the next level of rapid response.
Duncan KD, McMullan C, Mills BM. Nursing. 2012;42:38-44.
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.
Rapid response team activation by patients can mitigate errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 1, 2006:1-2.
Defining impact of a rapid response team: qualitative study with nurses, physicians and hospital administrators.
Benin AL, Borgstrom CP, Jenq GY, Roumanis SA, Horwitz LI. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:391-398.
Making Strides in Safety.
Chicago, IL: American Medical Association.
Using crew resource management and a 'read-and-do checklist' to reduce failure-to-rescue events on a step-down unit.
Young-Xu Y, Fore AM, Metcalf A, Payne K, Neily J, Sculli GL. Am J Nurs. 2013;113:51-57.
Arresting death: saving 100,000 lives.
Meyers S. Trustee. January 2007;60:6-10.
Beware of basal opioid infusions with PCA therapy.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 12, 2009;14:1-3.
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