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Learn more about EWS with this Whitepaper

Early Warning Scores are being used in hospitals with the goal of improving the effectiveness of Rapid Response Teams (RRTs). More and more hospitals are seeking to implement them as an adjunct to rapid response teams. This study reviews the evidence for Rapid Response Teams and Early Warning Scores, and investigate the practical implications of implementation, and determinants of success. 1, 2




 

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1 Bellomo R, Goldsmith D, Russell S, Uchino S. Postoperative serious adverse events in a teaching hospital: a prospective study. Med J Aust. 2002: 176:216-218.
2 Rutherford P, Lee B, Greiner A. Transforming Care at the Bedside. IHI Innovation Series white paper. Boston: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2004. (Available on www.IHI.org) .