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Journal Article

Clinical profile of hospitalized children provided with urgent assistance from a medical emergency team.

Kinney S, Tibballs J, Johnston L, et al. Pediatrics. 2008;121:e1577-84.

Children with complex, chronic illnesses and those who had recently undergone surgery were most likely to require medical emergency team services while hospitalized. Understanding these risk factors may help guide implementation of medical emergency team services.