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Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you have a rapid response team at your facility? (A rapid response team evaluates and treats patients with a new onset of potentially serious symptoms, in contrast to a code team that responds to a cardiac arrest.)


In the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 100,000 Lives Campaign, deploying rapid response teams was one of six key strategies recommended to prevent avoidable deaths. Visit to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.

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