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Journal Article

The impact of rapid response team on outcome of patients transferred from the ward to the ICU: a single-center study.

Karpman C, Keegan MT, Jensen JB, et al. Critical care medicine. 2013;41:2284-91.

In this study, the introduction of a rapid response team (RRT) led to increased intensive care unit admissions but did not improve severity-adjusted patient outcomes. These findings add to the overall mixed results for RRT effectiveness.