Have you M.E.T. the future of better patient safety?
Larson L. Trustee. September 2005;58:6-10.
This article recaps the origins of the medical emergency team (MET) concept, highlights current applications, and provides practical advice for implementation.
Teams quicken response in medical emergencies.
Srikameswaran A. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 17, 2005;Health section.
Beware of basal opioid infusions with PCA therapy.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 12, 2009;14:1-3.
Developing and evaluating a trigger response system.
Cherry K, Martinek J, Esleck S, Ivory A, Logan R, Ward J. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:331-338.
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Introduction of the medical emergency team (MET) system: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.
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