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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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.
Rapid response teams: qualitative analysis of their effectiveness.
Leach LS, Mayo AM. Am J Crit Care. 2013;22:198-210.
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].
Rapid response systems: a prospective study of response times.
Adelstein BA, Piza MA, Nayyar V, Mudaliar Y, Klineberg PL, Rubin G. J Crit Care. 2011;26:635.e11-635.e18.
Rapid response teams and failure to rescue: one community's experience.
Hammer JA, Jones TL, Brown SA. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:352-358.
Caring for our own: deploying a systemwide second victim rapid response team.
Scott SD, Hirschinger LE, Cox KR, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:233-240.
What stops hospital clinical staff from following protocols? An analysis of the incidence and factors behind the failure of bedside clinical staff to activate the rapid response system in a multi-campus Australian metropolitan healthcare service.
Shearer B, Marshall S, Buist MD, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:569-575.
Rapid response systems as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review.
Winters BD, Weaver SJ, Pfoh ER, Yang T, Pham JC, Dy SM. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Part 2):417-425.
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.
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.
Rapid response systems: should we still question their implementation?
Winters BD, Pronovost PJ. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:278-281.
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.
Delayed medical emergency team calls and associated outcomes.
Boniatti MM, Azzolini N, Viana MV, et al. Crit Care Med. 2013 Aug 28; [Epub ahead of print].
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.
Rapid response systems: identification and management of the "prearrest state."
McCurdy MT, Wood SL. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2012;30:141-152.
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.
Early warning systems: the next level of rapid response.
Duncan KD, McMullan C, Mills BM. Nursing. 2012;42:38-44.
The impact of rapid response team on outcome of patients transferred from the ward to the ICU: a single-center study.
Karpman C, Keegan MT, Jensen JB, Bauer PR, Brown DR, Afessa B. Crit Care Med. 2013;41:2284-2291.
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.
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.
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