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Rapid response systems.

Stevens JP. UpToDate. September 18, 2020.

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September 18, 2020
Stevens JP. UpToDate. September 18, 2020.

Although rapid response programs have been advocated as promising patient safety strategies, the evidence regarding their benefits is mixed. This review provides an overview of rapid response systems, including key components and goals of the intervention. Further research is needed to provide justification on their use for adult patients.