Point prevalence of patients fulfilling MET criteria in ten MET equipped hospitals. The methodology of the RESCUE study

Tracey Bucknall, Daryl Andrew Jones, Jonathon Barrett, Rinaldo Bellomo, Mari Botti, Julie Considine, Judy Currey, Trisha L Dunning, David Green, Michele Levinson, Patricia Livingston, Beverly O'Connell, Rasa Ruseckaite, Margaret Staples

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Abstract

Objective The RESCUE study examined the prevalence of patients at risk of a medical emergency in acute care settings by assessing the prevalence of cases where patients fulfil the hospital-specific criteria for MET activation. This article will detail the study methodology including the ethics applications and approvals process, organisational preparation, research staff training, tools for data collection, as well as barriers encountered during the conduct of the study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)529 - 534
Number of pages6
JournalResuscitation
Volume82
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Bucknall, Tracey ; Jones, Daryl Andrew ; Barrett, Jonathon ; Bellomo, Rinaldo ; Botti, Mari ; Considine, Julie ; Currey, Judy ; Dunning, Trisha L ; Green, David ; Levinson, Michele ; Livingston, Patricia ; O'Connell, Beverly ; Ruseckaite, Rasa ; Staples, Margaret. / Point prevalence of patients fulfilling MET criteria in ten MET equipped hospitals. The methodology of the RESCUE study. In: Resuscitation. 2011 ; Vol. 82, No. 5. pp. 529 - 534.
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Point prevalence of patients fulfilling MET criteria in ten MET equipped hospitals. The methodology of the RESCUE study. / Bucknall, Tracey; Jones, Daryl Andrew; Barrett, Jonathon; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Botti, Mari; Considine, Julie; Currey, Judy; Dunning, Trisha L; Green, David; Levinson, Michele; Livingston, Patricia; O'Connell, Beverly; Ruseckaite, Rasa; Staples, Margaret.

In: Resuscitation, Vol. 82, No. 5, 2011, p. 529 - 534.

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