Paul S. Chan, MD, MS

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January 19th, 2010

Do Rapid Response Teams and Remote ICU Monitoring Actually Prevent Deaths?

Hospitals devote a lot of resources to preventing in-hospital cardiac arrests. That makes sense because when one actually occurs, the patient has only a 1 in 6 chance of surviving to discharge. Two popular strategies for helping clinicians recognize and treat clinical deterioration before an in-hospital cardiac arrest are remote ICU monitoring and rapid response […]