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Real-time clinical alerting: effect of an automated paging system on response time to critical laboratory values—a randomised controlled trial.

Etchells E; Adhikari NKJ; Cheung C; Fowler R; Kiss A; Quan S; Sibbald W; Wong B.

Reporting critical laboratory results directly to physicians' pagers resulted in more rapid corrective action compared with reporting abnormal results by phone to the hospital ward.