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Journal Article

Activation of a medical emergency team using an electronic medical recording–based screening system.

Huh JW, Lim C-M, Koh Y, et al. Critical care medicine. 2014;42:801-8.

This study describes the experience of a medical emergency team (MET) at a large academic medical center in South Korea. Approximately half of the MET activations were triggered by an electronic medical record–based screening system, resulting in better outcomes compared with patients who had MET activations from other sources.