Journal Article

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

Rothberg MB, Belforti R, Fitzgerald J, et al. Journal of hospital medicine. 2012;7:98-103.

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.