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Title: In-hospital cardiac arrest epidemiology in a mature rapid response system.
Austin Authors: Jones, Daryl A ;Mercer, Inga ;Heland, Melodie J ;Detering, Karen M ;Radford, Samuel T ;Hart, Graeme K ;O'Donnell, David ;Bellomo, Rinaldo 
Affiliation: Surgical Clinical Services Unit, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Advance Care Planning Australia, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Clinical Education Unit, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 2-Mar-2017
Publication information: British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005) 2017; 78(3): 137-142
Abstract: An audit examined the epidemiology of in-hospital cardiac arrests 5 years after a rapid response system was introduced, exploring the frequency of arrests in monitored and unmonitored areas. Details of the initial cardiac rhythm and what proportion of events were preceded by a medical emergency team call were also assessed.
DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2017.78.3.137
ORCID: 0000-0002-1650-8939
PubMed URL: 28277756
ISSN: 1750-8460
Type: Journal Article
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