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Four years' experience with a hospitalist-led medical emergency team: an interrupted time series.

Rothberg MB, Belforti R, Fitzgerald J, et al. Four years' experience with a hospitalist-led medical emergency team: an interrupted time series. J Hosp Med. 2012;7(2):98-103. doi:10.1002/jhm.953.

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November 2, 2011
Rothberg MB, Belforti R, Fitzgerald J, et al. J Hosp Med. 2012;7(2):98-103.

A rapid response system consisting of a hospitalist, critical care nurse, and respiratory therapist successfully reduced cardiac arrest call rates over a 4-year period at an academic medical center. However, there was no associated improvement in overall inpatient mortality rates.

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Rothberg MB, Belforti R, Fitzgerald J, et al. Four years' experience with a hospitalist-led medical emergency team: an interrupted time series. J Hosp Med. 2012;7(2):98-103. doi:10.1002/jhm.953.