Implementing a rapid-response team using a nurse-to-nurse consult approach.

@article{Bertaut2008ImplementingAR,
  title={Implementing a rapid-response team using a nurse-to-nurse consult approach.},
  author={Yvette Bertaut and Anita J Campbell and Debbie Goodlett},
  journal={Journal of vascular nursing : official publication of the Society for Peripheral Vascular Nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          37-42
        }
}
The majority of in-hospital cardiac arrests are preceded by observable indicators of deterioration within hours of the event. It is generally accepted that cardiac arrest occurs in response to cardiac arrhythmias, hypotension, and acute respiratory changes. Numerous research studies support that early recognition and prompt treatment of the early indicators of these conditions are associated with improved clinical outcomes and reduced mortality. National initiatives that support the use of… CONTINUE READING
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