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Factors affecting attitudes and barriers to a medical emergency team among nurses and medical doctors: a multi-centre survey.

Radeschi G, Urso F, Campagna S, et al. Resuscitation. 2015;88:92-8.

In this survey, the majority of Italian hospital staff highly valued medical emergency teams (METs). However, more than 60% of ward nurses reported that they would usually call the covering doctor before activating an MET, which presents a major barrier to MET effectiveness.