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Rapid response team effectiveness.
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PMID:  21654227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The purpose of this integrated review of the literature was to summarize the evidence surrounding the effectiveness of rapid response teams. Studies included in this review were written within the last 10 years, in English, and examined the effectiveness of having a rapid response team. Pediatric studies were excluded from this review. There was a reduction in all cardiac arrests found in 60% of the studies reviewed as well as a reduction in mortality associated with cardiac arrests.
Stephanie C Butner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1538-8646     ISO Abbreviation:  Dimens Crit Care Nurs     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211489     Medline TA:  Dimens Crit Care Nurs     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-5     Citation Subset:  N    
Stephanie C. Butner, BSN, RN, is an MSN student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; staff nurse/team leader in surgical ICU at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, North Carolina.
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