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Journal Article
Review

Rapid response systems: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Maharaj R, Raffaele I, Wendon J. Critical Care. 2015;19.

This meta-analysis of rapid response systems concludes that despite the heterogeneity of included populations and varying study designs, rapid response teams do improve in-hospital mortality for pediatric and adult populations. This analysis supports the current widespread implementation of rapid response.