Rapid Response Team
PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
Rapid Response Systems
Rapid Response Team:
Rapid response teams represent an intuitively simple concept: when a patient demonstrates signs of imminent clinical deterioration, a team of providers is summoned to the bedside to immediately assess and treat the patient with the goal of preventing adverse clinical outcomes...
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Patient Safety in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Frush KS, Hohenhaus SM, eds. Clin Ped Emerg Med. 2006;7:213-277.
Committed to Safety: Ten Case Studies on Reducing Harm to Patients.
McCarthy D, Blumenthal D. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; April 2006.
Have you M.E.T. the future of better patient safety?
Larson L. Trustee. September 2005;58:6-10.
Pediatric rapid response teams in the academic medical center.
Mistry KP, Turi J, Hueckel R, Mericle JM, Meliones JN. Clin Ped Emerg Med. 2006;7:241-247.
Nurse decision making in the prearrest period.
Gazarian PK, Henneman EA, Chandler GE. Clin Nurs Res. 2010;19:21-37.
A review of current and emerging approaches to address failure-to-rescue.
Taenzer AH, Pyke JB, McGrath SP. Anesthesiology. 2011;115:421-431.
Teams quicken response in medical emergencies.
Srikameswaran A. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 17, 2005;Health section.
Rolling out the rapid response team.
Gallagher-Ford L, Fineout-Overholt E, Melnyk BM, Stillwell SB. Am J Nurs. 2011;111:42-47.
Nurses' perceptions of simulation-based interprofessional training program for rapid response and code blue events.
Wehbe-Janek H, Lenzmeier CR, Ogden PE, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:43-50.
How RNs rescue patients: a qualitative study of RNs' perceived involvement in rapid response teams.
Leach LS, Mayo A, O'Rourke M. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e13.
Eliminating preventable death at Ascension Health.
Tolchin S, Brush R, Lange P, Bates P, Garbo JJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:145-154.
Differences in outcomes between ICU attending and senior resident physician led medical emergency team responses.
Morris DS, Schweickert W, Holena D, et al. Resuscitation. 2012;83:1434-1437.
Development of a modified early warning score using the electronic medical record.
Albert BL, Huesman L. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2011;30:283-292.
A pediatric medical emergency team manages a complex child with hypoxia and a worried parent.
Shilkofski NA, Hunt EA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:236-241.
Rapid response teams: qualitative analysis of their effectiveness.
Leach LS, Mayo AM. Am J Crit Care. 2013;22:198-210.
Rethinking rapid response teams.
Litvak E, Pronovost PJ. JAMA. 2010;304:1375-1376.
Using an advanced practice nursing model for a rapid response team.
Benson L, Mitchell C, Link M, Carlson G, Fisher J. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:743-747.
Experience with family activation of rapid response teams.
Bogert S, Ferrell C, Rutledge DN. Medsurg Nurs. 2010;19:215-222.
Making Strides in Safety.
Chicago, IL: American Medical Association.
Rapid response systems: from implementation to evidence base.
Sarani B, Scott S. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:514-517.
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