An analysis of 56 hospitals from Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation found that implementation of a rapid response team was associated with no change in inpatient mortality trends at 50 of the hospitals and higher-than-expected mortality at two.
14 Sep 2022
A retrospective cohort study in Australia and New Zealand also found that patients admitted to the ICU from the wards after a rapid response review were more ill and more likely to have sepsis.
22 Apr 2020
Simulations with mannequins and actors helped hospitalists at one community hospital improve their readiness to treat critical inpatient events.
21 Sep 2022
Researchers compared rates of rapid response system use in patients at high and low risk for obstructive sleep apnea, as well as the effect of positive airway pressure therapy on rapid response events.
18 May 2016
Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Sep 2020
According to the authors, the results suggest that failure to rescue deteriorating patients is more common overnight and strategies aimed at improving rapid response team utilization during these hours may improve patient outcomes.
2 Aug 2017
Automation, new team members improving outcomes at some hospitals.
15 Sep 2015
Almost one-third of calls occurred more than 15 minutes after a criterion for calling the rapid response team had been documented.
23 Sep 2015
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Nov 2017
Access to palliative care, sepsis mortality reduction and rapid response team effectiveness were a few of the quality of care issues addressed last week at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 22nd annual National Forum.
15 Dec 2010