2006

Medical Emergency Teams

Implementation and Outcome Measurement

ISBN: 978-0-387-27920-6 (Print) 978-0-387-27921-3 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Mets and Patient Safety

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      Measuring and Improving Safety

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      Pages 18-23

      The Evolution of the Health Care System

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      Process Change in Health Care Institutions: Top-Down or Bottom-Up?

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      Pages 32-48

      The Challenge of Predicting In-Hospital Iatrogenic Deaths

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      Pages 49-54

      Overview of Hospital Medicine

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      Pages 55-62

      Medical Trainees and Patient Safety

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      Pages 63-79

      Matching Levels of Care with Levels of Illness

  2. Creating a Mets System

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      Pages 80-90

      General Principles of Medical Emergency Teams

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      Pages 91-103

      Potential Sociological and Political Barriers to Medical Emergency Team Implementation

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      Overview of Various Medical Emergency Team Models

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      Pages 116-121

      Early Goal-Directed Therapy

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      Nurse-Led Medical Emergency Teams: A Recipe for Success in Community Hospitals

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      Pages 134-144

      ICU Without Walls: A New York City Model

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      Pages 145-151

      Hospital Size and Location and the Feasibility of the Medical Emergency Team

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      Pages 152-162

      Medical Emergency Teams in Teaching Hospitals

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      Pages 163-172

      The Nurse’s Perspective

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      Pages 173-183

      The Hospital Administrator’s Perspective

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      Pages 184-198

      Personnel Resources for Crisis Response

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      Pages 199-216

      Equipment, Medications, and Supplies for a Medical Emergency Team Response

  3. Measuring Outcomes

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      Pages 217-231

      Resident Training and the Medical Emergency Team

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