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Mitchell A, Schatz M, Francis H. Crit Care Nurse. 2014;34:41-55; quiz 56.
This quality improvement initiative created a nurse-led rapid response team without additional staff costs. According to this study, a lower proportion of cardiac arrests occurred outside the intensive care unit (ICU) following implementation, but the concurrent addition of 26 ICU beds makes the finding difficult to interpret. The literature remains mixed regarding the benefits of rapid response teams.