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Journal Article > Study
Karvellas CJ, de Souza IAO, Gibney RTN, Bagshaw SM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;22:152-159.
A rapid response system led by a dedicated intensivist did not improve mortality for patients admitted to the ICU at a Canadian tertiary care hospital.
Journal Article > Commentary
Tolchin S, Brush R, Lange P, Bates P, Garbo JJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:145-154.
The authors report the results of implementing two strategies to eliminate preventable deaths: tight glycemic control and deployment of rapid response teams.
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Lisa M. Bellini, MD; February 2004
Housestaff evaluate and admit a severely ill patient with lupus, suspect a viral syndrome, and do not initiate antibiotics. Despite discovery of the correct diagnosis in the morning by the attending, the patient dies.