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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Rapid response team in a rural hospital.
Brown S, Anderson MA, Hill PD. Clin Nurse Spec. 2012;26:95-102.
Differences in outcomes between ICU attending and senior resident physician led medical emergency team responses.
Morris DS, Schweickert W, Holena D, et al. Resuscitation. 2012;83:1434-1437.
Impact of proactive rounding by a rapid response team on patient outcomes at an academic medical center.
Butcher BW, Vittinghoff E, Maselli J, Auerbach AD. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:7-12.
Vital sign abnormalities, rapid response, and adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients.
Fagan K, Sabel A, Mehler PS, MacKenzie TD. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:480-486.
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.
Sustained effectiveness of a primary-team-based rapid response system.
Howell MD, Ngo L, Folcarelli P, et al. Crit Care Med. 2012;40:2562-2568.
Impact of an intensivist-led multidisciplinary extended rapid response team on hospital-wide cardiopulmonary arrests and mortality.
Al-Qahtani S, Al-Dorzi HM, Tamim HM, et al. Crit Care Med. 2013;41:506-517.
Intrahospital transport to the radiology department: risk for adverse events, nursing surveillance, utilization of a MET and practice implications.
Ott LK, Hoffman LA, Hravnak M. J Radiol Nurs. 2011;30:49-52.
Rapid response systems: identification and management of the "prearrest state."
McCurdy MT, Wood SL. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2012;30:141-152.
Findings of the first consensus conference on medical emergency teams.
Devita MA, Bellomo R, Hillman K, et al. Crit Care Med. 2006;34;2463-2478.
Nurse decision making in the prearrest period.
Gazarian PK, Henneman EA, Chandler GE. Clin Nurs Res. 2010;19:21-37.
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.
To Err Is Human—But Don't Expect to Get Paid For It.
ASQ Quarterly Quality Report. Milwaukee, WI: American Society of Quality; October 2008.
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.
Implementation of Condition Help: family teaching and evaluation of family understanding.
Hueckel RM, Mericle JM, Frush K, Martin PL, Champagne MT. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:176-181.
Early warning systems: the next level of rapid response.
Duncan KD, McMullan C, Mills BM. Nursing. 2012;42:38-44.
The growth of rapid response systems.
Steel AC, Reynolds SF. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:489-495.
Rapid response teams seen through the eyes of the nurse.
Shapiro SE, Donaldson NE, Scott MB. Am J Nurs. 2010;110:28-34.
Clinical nurse specialists as leaders in rapid response.
Jenkins SD, Lindsey PL. Clin Nurse Spec. 2010;24:24-30.
Nurses' perceptions of how rapid response teams affect the nurse, team, and system.
Williams DJ, Newman A, Jones C, Woodard B. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:265-272.
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