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Textbook of Rapid Response Systems Concept and Implementation

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Lingua: Inglese


Pubblicazione: 07/2017
Edizione: 2nd ed. 2017


The latest edition of this text is the go-to book on rapid response systems (RRS). Thoroughly updated to incorporate current principles and practice of RRS, the text covers topics such as the logistics of creating an RRS, patient safety, quality of care, evaluating program results, and engaging in systems research.

Edited and written by internationally recognized experts and innovators in the field, Textbook of Rapid Response Systems: Concepts and Implementation, Second Edition is a valuable resource for medical practitioners and hospital administrators who want to implement and improve a rapid response system.


Part I RRSs and Patient Safety

Chapter 1 Why Have a Rapid Response System? Cold with Fear: The Patient and Family Experience of Failure to Rescue
Helen Haskell

Chapter 2 Rapid Response Systems History and Terminology
Bradford D. Winters and Michael DeVita

Chapter 3 RRS’s General Principles
Ajay D. Rao and Michael DeVita

Chapter 4 Measuring Safety
Bradford D. Winters, Peter J. Pronovost, Marlene Miller, and Elizabeth A. Hunt

Chapter 5 Medical Trainees and Patient Safety
Steve Lam, Arthas Flabouris

Chapter 6 RRS and the Culture of Safety
Ken Hillman, Hadis Nosrati and Jeffrey Braithwaite

Chapter 7 Creating Process and Policy Change in Health Care
Stuart F. Reynolds and Bernard Lawless

Chapter 8 The Assessment and Interpretation of Vital Signs
John Kellett 

Chapter 9 Multiple Parameter Track and Trigger Systems
John Asger Petersen

Chapter 10 Causes of Failure-To-Rescue
Marilyn Hravnak, Andrea Schmid-Mazzoccoli, Eliezer Bose, Michael R. Pinsky 

Chapter 11 Dying Safely
Magnolia Cardona-Morrell, Ken Hillman

Chapter 12 Rapid Response Systems: A Brief Review of the Evidence
Bradford Winters

Chapter 13 Making the Business Case for a Rapid Response System
Shane C. Townsend 

Part II Creating an RRS

Chapter 14 Hospital size and Location and Feasibility of the Rapid Response System
Daryl Jones and Rinaldo Bellomo 

Chapter 15 Barriers to the Implementation of RRS
Oluwaseun Davies, Michael A. DeVita, Ken Hillman

Chapter 16 An Overview of the Afferent Limb
Gary B. Smith, David R. Prytherch, Alex J. Psiridesd

Chapter 17 The Impact of Delayed Rapid Response System Activation
Daryl Jones, Christian Subbe, Rinaldo Bellomo

Chapter 18 Nurse-Led Rapid Response Teams
Kathy D. Duncan, Terri Wells, Amy Pearson

Chapter 19 MET: Physician – led RRTs 
Daryl Jones and Rinaldo Bellomo 

Chapter 20 Pediatric RRSs
Christopher P. Bonafide and Patrick W. Brady

Chapter 21 Rapid Response Systems and the Septic Patient
Patrick Maluso, Babak Sarani

Chapter 22 Other Efferent Limb Teams: Crises that Require Specialized Resources
Dan Shearn, Francesca Rubulotta, Michael DeVita 

Chapter 23 Crisis Teams for Obstetric Patients
Patricia Dalby, Gabriella G. Gosman, Karen Stein, David Streitman, Nancy Wise

Chapter 24 Personnel Resources for Responding Teams
Sonali Mantoo, Michael DeVita, Andrew W Murray, John J Schaefer III

Chapter 25 Equipment, Medications, and Supplies for a Rapid Response Team
Edgar Delgado, Rinaldo Bellomo, Daryl Jones

Chapter 26 Governance of the Rapid Response System 
Melodie Heland, Daryl Jones

Part III Monitoring of Efficacy and New Challenges

Chapter 27 The Second Victim 
Susan D. Scott, Laura E. Hirschinger, Myra McCoig, Karen Cox, Kristin Hahn-Cover, Leslie W. Hall

Chapter 28 Rapid Response Teams in Teaching Hospitals
Max Bell, David Konrad

Chapter 29 The Nurse’s View of RRS
Mandy Odell, Nicolette Mininni and Donna Goldsmith 

Chapter 30 Opportunities for Resident Training with Rapid Response Systems
Geoffrey K. Lighthall 

Chapter 31 Optimizing RRSs Through Simulation
Melinda Fiedor Hamiltona, Elizabeth A. Hunt and Michael A. DeVita

Chapter 32 Evaluating Effectiveness of Complex System Interventions
Jack Chen

Chapter 33 Rapid Response Systems: Education for Ward Staff Caring for At-Risk and Deteriorating Patients
Gary B. Smith and John Welch

Chapter 34 Setting up a Standardized Process and Outcome Assessment Tool
Gabriella Jaderling and David Konrad

Chapter 35 The Impact of Rapid Response Systems on Not For Resuscitation (NFR) Orders
Arthas Flabouris and Jack Chen


Michael A. DeVita, MD, FCCM, FRCP
Harlem Hospital, Departments of Surgery and Internal Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Dr. Ken Hillman, AO, MBBS, FRCA, FCICM, FRCP, MD
University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, Liverpool, NSW, Australia

Rinaldo Bellomo, MD
Austin Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Associate Editors

Dr. Mandy Odell, RN, PG dip, MSc, PhD
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Critical Care, Reading, Berkshire, UK 

Dr. Daryl A. Jones 
Austin Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Bradford D. Winters, MD, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Geoffrey K. Lighthall, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

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Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 254 x 178 mm Ø 7772 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:25 Illustrations, black and white
Pagine Arabe: 392
Pagine Romane: xix

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