Rapid response teams appear to facilitate end-of-life care talks

01/8/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

A study showed multidisciplinary rapid response teams led by intensivists reduced cardiopulmonary arrests and mortality and provided better end-of-life care when they followed patients until they were clinically stable or after discharge if transferred to an ICU. The teams also led to an increase in do-not-resuscitate orders, suggesting they facilitated end-of-life care discussions.

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