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Developing a medical emergency team running sheet to improve clinical handoff and documentation.

Mardegan K, Heland M, Whitelock T, et al. Developing a medical emergency team running sheet to improve clinical handoff and documentation. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39(12):570-575.

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December 11, 2013
Mardegan K, Heland M, Whitelock T, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39(12):570-575.

This study group created a standardized running sheet for documenting medical emergency team (MET) events at their medical center. About half of ward nurses felt that this tool improved patient handoffs to the arriving METs.

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Mardegan K, Heland M, Whitelock T, et al. Developing a medical emergency team running sheet to improve clinical handoff and documentation. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39(12):570-575.