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Characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving a medical emergency team review for respiratory distress or hypotension.

Quach J, Downey A, Haase M, et al. Characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving a medical emergency team review for respiratory distress or hypotension. J Crit Care. 2008;23(3):325-31. doi:10.1016/j.jcrc.2007.11.002.

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September 17, 2008
Quach J, Downey A, Haase M, et al. J Crit Care. 2008;23(3):325-31.
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This study discovered that patients receiving a medical emergency team (MET) assessment tended to be elderly and had a mortality rate exceeding 35%, with the highest rates in those where the MET response was delayed.

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Quach J, Downey A, Haase M, et al. Characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving a medical emergency team review for respiratory distress or hypotension. J Crit Care. 2008;23(3):325-31. doi:10.1016/j.jcrc.2007.11.002.

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