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A review of current and emerging approaches to address failure-to-rescue.
Taenzer AH, Pyke JB, McGrath SP. Anesthesiology. 2011;115:421-431.
Healthcare provider complaints to the emergency department: a preliminary report on a new quality improvement instrument.
Griffey RT, Bohan JS. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:344-346.
Using an automated risk assessment report to identify patients at risk for clinical deterioration.
Whittington J, White R, Haig KM, Slock M. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:569-574.
Effects of rapid response systems on clinical outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ranji SR, Auerbach AD, Hurd CJ, O'Rourke K, Shojania KG. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:422-432.
Experience with family activation of rapid response teams.
Bogert S, Ferrell C, Rutledge DN. Medsurg Nurs. 2010;19:215-222.
Maryland Patient Safety Center Emergency Department Collaborative.
Maryland Patient Safety Center.
Implementation of Condition Help: family teaching and evaluation of family understanding.
Hueckel RM, Mericle JM, Frush K, Martin PL, Champagne MT. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:176-181.
A reduction in cardiac arrests and duration of clinical instability after implementation of a paediatric rapid response system.
Hanson CC, Randolph GD, Erickson JA, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:500-504.
Characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving a medical emergency team review for respiratory distress or hypotension.
Quach JL, Downey AW, Haase M, et al. J Crit Care. 2008;23:325-331.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:696–698.
A survey of nurses' beliefs about the medical emergency team system in a Canadian tertiary hospital.
Bagshaw SM, Mondor EE, Scouten C, et al; Capital Health Medical Emergency Team Investigators. Am J Crit Care. 2010;19:74-83.
Ethical and practical aspects of disclosing adverse events in the emergency department.
Stokes SL, Wu AW, Pronovost PJ. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2006;24:703-714.
Changing cardiac arrest and hospital mortality rates through a medical emergency team takes time and constant review.
Santamaria J, Tobin A, Holmes J. Crit Care Med. 2010;38:445-450.
The medical emergency team as a safety net.
Buttfield MA, Amos JD, Hillman KM. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:641-645.
Medical emergency team calls: the need to communicate a resuscitation plan.
MacPartlin M, Hillman KM. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:54-56.
Single-parameter early warning criteria to predict life-threatening adverse events.
Rothschild JM, Gandara E, Woolf S, Williams DH, Bates DW. J Patient Saf. 2010;6:97-101.
Early prognostic value of the medical emergency team calling criteria in patients admitted to intensive care from the emergency department.
Etter R, Ludwig R, Lersch F, Takala J, Merz TM. Crit Care Med. 2008;36:775-781.
Nurses' role in detecting deterioration in ward patients: systematic literature review.
Odell M, Victor C, Oliver D. J Adv Nurs. 2009;65:1992-2006.
Medication reconciliation in a rural trauma population.
Miller SL, Miller S, Balon J, Helling TS. Ann Emerg Med. 2008;52:483-491.
Are temporary staff associated with more severe emergency department medication errors?
Pham JC, Andrawis M, Shore AD, Fahey M, Morlock L, Pronovost PJ. J Healthc Qual. 2011;33:9-18.
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