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This meta-analysis of rapid response systems concludes that despite the heterogeneity of included populations and varying study designs, rapid response teams do improve in-hospital mortality for pediatric and adult populations. This analysis supports the current widespread implementation of rapid response.
Systematic review and evaluation of physiological track and trigger warning systems for identifying at-risk patients on the ward.
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Prevalence and nature of medication administration errors in health care settings: a systematic review of direct observational evidence.
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Safer Clinical Systems: Evaluation Findings.
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