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Textbook of Rapid Response Systems: Concept and Implementation

  • Edited By: Michael A. DeVita, Ken Hillman, Rinaldo Bellomo, Mandy Odell, Daryl A. Jones, Bradford D. Winters, Geoffrey K. Lighthall
  • ISBN: 9783319393896
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: July 18, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 392 pages
  • Language: English


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.

Key Features
  • Written by the world’s leading innovators in the development of rapid response systems
  • Includes tips, advice, and process guidelines from successful rapid response systems
  • Features up-to-date, comprehensive, and essential content, including coverage of pediatric response systems, sepsis response teams, and more
Table of Contents
  1. Part I RRSs and Patient Safety
    1. Chapter 1 Why Have a Rapid Response System? Cold with Fear: The Patient and Family Experience of Failure to Rescue – Helen Haskell
    2. Chapter 2 Rapid Response Systems History and Terminology – Bradford D. Winters and Michael DeVita
    3. Chapter 3 RRS’s General Principles – Ajay D. Rao and Michael DeVita
    4. Chapter 4 Measuring Safety – Bradford D. Winters, Peter J. Pronovost, Marlene Miller, and Elizabeth A. Hunt
    5. Chapter 5 Medical Trainees and Patient Safety – Steve Lam, Arthas Flabouris
    6. Chapter 6 RRS and the Culture of Safety – Ken Hillman, Hadis Nosrati and Jeffrey Braithwaite
    7. Chapter 7 Creating Process and Policy Change in Health Care – Stuart F. Reynolds and Bernard Lawless
    8. Chapter 8 The Assessment and Interpretation of Vital Signs – John Kellett
    9. Chapter 9 Multiple Parameter Track and Trigger Systems – John Asger Petersen
    10. Chapter 10 Causes of Failure-To-Rescue – Marilyn Hravnak, Andrea Schmid-Mazzoccoli, Eliezer Bose, Michael R. Pinsky
    11. Chapter 11 Dying Safely – Magnolia Cardona-Morrell, Ken Hillman
    12. Chapter 12 Rapid Response Systems: A Brief Review of the Evidence – Bradford Winters
    13. Chapter 13 Making the Business Case for a Rapid Response System – Shane C. Townsend
  2. Part II Creating an RRS
    1. Chapter 14 Hospital size and Location and Feasibility of the Rapid Response System – Daryl Jones and Rinaldo Bellomo
    2. Chapter 15 Barriers to the Implementation of RRS – Oluwaseun Davies, Michael A. DeVita, Ken Hillman
    3. Chapter 16 An Overview of the Afferent Limb – Gary B. Smith, David R. Prytherch, Alex J. Psiridesd
    4. Chapter 17 The Impact of Delayed Rapid Response System Activation – Daryl Jones, Christian Subbe, Rinaldo Bellomo
    5. Chapter 18 Nurse-Led Rapid Response Teams – Kathy D. Duncan, Terri Wells, Amy Pearson
    6. Chapter 19 MET: Physicianled RRTs – Daryl Jones and Rinaldo Bellomo
    7. Chapter 20 Pediatric RRSs – Christopher P. Bonafide and Patrick W. Brady
    8. Chapter 21 Rapid Response Systems and the Septic Patient – Patrick Maluso, Babak Sarani
    9. Chapter 22 Other Efferent Limb Teams: Crises that Require Specialized Resources – Dan Shearn, Francesca Rubulotta, Michael DeVita
    10. Chapter 23 Crisis Teams for Obstetric Patients – Patricia Dalby, Gabriella G. Gosman, Karen Stein, David Streitman, Nancy Wise
    11. Chapter 24 Personnel Resources for Responding Teams – Sonali Mantoo, Michael DeVita, Andrew W Murray, John J Schaefer III
    12. Chapter 25 Equipment, Medications, and Supplies for a Rapid Response Team – Edgar Delgado, Rinaldo Bellomo, Daryl Jones
    13. Chapter 26 Governance of the Rapid Response System – Melodie Heland, Daryl Jones
  3. Part III Monitoring of Efficacy and New Challenges
    1. Chapter 27 The Second Victim – Susan D. Scott, Laura E. Hirschinger, Myra McCoig, Karen Cox, Kristin Hahn-Cover, Leslie W. Hall
    2. Chapter 28 Rapid Response Teams in Teaching Hospitals – Max Bell, David Konrad
    3. Chapter 29 The Nurse’s View of RRS – Mandy Odell, Nicolette Mininni and Donna Goldsmith
    4. Chapter 30 Opportunities for Resident Training with Rapid Response Systems – Geoffrey K. Lighthall
    5. Chapter 31 Optimizing RRSs Through Simulation – Melinda Fiedor Hamiltona, Elizabeth A. Hunt and Michael A. DeVita
    6. Chapter 32 Evaluating Effectiveness of Complex System Interventions – Jack Chen
    7. Chapter 33 Rapid Response Systems: Education for Ward Staff Caring for At-Risk and Deteriorating Patients – Gary B. Smith and John Welch
    8. Chapter 34 Setting up a Standardized Process and Outcome Assessment Tool – Gabriella Jaderling and David Konrad
    9. Chapter 35 The Impact of Rapid Response Systems on Not For Resuscitation (NFR) Orders – Arthas Flabouris and Jack Chen
Editors Biography

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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