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The role of the medical emergency team in end-of-life care: a multicenter, prospective, observational study.

Jones DA, Bagshaw SM, Barrett J, et al. The role of the medical emergency team in end-of-life care: a multicenter, prospective, observational study. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(1):98-103. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e31822e9d50.

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January 4, 2012
Jones DA, Bagshaw SM, Barrett J, et al. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(1):98-103.

In this study, conducted at seven hospitals in three countries, nearly one-third of patients seen by a rapid response team ultimately had limitations placed on their care (such as do-not-resuscitate orders). This finding indicates a need for improved advanced care planning.

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Jones DA, Bagshaw SM, Barrett J, et al. The role of the medical emergency team in end-of-life care: a multicenter, prospective, observational study. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(1):98-103. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e31822e9d50.