Medical emergency team implementation: experiences of a mentor hospital

Eleanor Jamieson, Carmen Ferrell, Dana N Rutledge
Medsurg Nursing: Official Journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses 2008, 17 (5): 312-6, 323
Rapid response teams (RRTs) provide assessment and early intervention for patients not in critical care. The implementation of RRT using an evidence-based practice framework, which led to decreased resuscitations, critical care transfers, overall mortality, and cost, is described.

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