Rapid response team in an academic institution: does it make a difference?


BACKGROUND Although data remain contradictory, rapid response systems are implemented across US hospitals. We aimed to determine whether implementation of a rapid response team (RRT) in a tertiary academic hospital improved outcomes. METHODS Our hospital is a tertiary academic medical center with 24-h in-house resident coverage. We conducted a… (More)
DOI: 10.1378/chest.10-0556


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