Mortality of rapid response team patients in Australia: a multicentre study.

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_E52ECC7F390B
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Mortality of rapid response team patients in Australia: a multicentre study.
Périodique
Critical Care and Resuscitation
Collaborateur⸱rice⸱s
ANZICS-CORE MET dose investigators
Contributeur⸱rice⸱s
Jones DA., Drennan K., Bailey M., Hart GK., Bellomo R., Webb SA., Zalstein S., Collins K., Springs A., Stewart P., Corkill W., Schneider A., Calzavacca P., Thomas A., Hill D., Jasiowski S., Green D., Stow P., Fletcher J., Smith J., Wenck D., Pearce C., Lintott M., Ellem K., Rischbieth A., Davidson K., Mitchell I., Slater N., Elliott D., Dennett J., Coles T., Ceely B., Jacobs S., Kearley Y., Shepherd K., O'Bree B., Harley N., Robertson M., Banner L., Green K., Bersten A., Matheson E., Carter M., Holt A., Breheny F., Albury J., Cameron R., Morcom L., Mathewson J., Piercy M., Halkhoree J., Fratzia J., Ewens B., Power B., Goldie D., McCalman C., Micallef S., Mifflin N., Parr M., Wood J., Thomas P., Clausen S., Lane S., Scott J., Segger T., Rouse A., Smith L., Pollock H., Williams J., Bersten A., Butt W., Delzoppo C., Sydall S., Harley N., Morley P., Bell J., Pinder M., Brinkworth A., Roberts B., Flynn B., Lawrence K., Morgan D., Santamaria J., Gordon G., Hutchinson K., Johnson B., Beard M., Broadbent J., Welbing K., Yung M., Matthews N.
ISSN
1441-2772 (Print)
ISSN-L
1441-2772
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2013
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
15
Numéro
4
Pages
273-278
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article ; Multicenter Study ; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Publication Status: ppublish
Résumé
BACKGROUND: Most studies of the rapid response team (RRT) investigate the effect of introducing an RRT on outcomes of all hospitalised patients. Less information exists on RRT patient epidemiology, or changes in RRT call numbers with time.
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the inhospital mortality of patients subject to RRT review, the proportion of inhospital deaths reviewed by the RRT, and changes in annual RRT call numbers with time.
METHOD: Retrospective observational study in adult RRT equipped Australian hospitals for up to 10 years (2000-2009).
PARTICIPANTS AND OUTCOME MEASURES: Thirty-four per cent (35/102) of the Australian adult RRT-equipped hospitals provided annual hospital admissions and deaths, intensive care unit admissions and RRT calls. They also provided the number of patients reviewed by the RRT and the number of inhospital deaths in such patients.
RESULTS: Over the study period, there were 4.91 million hospital admissions, 196 488 ICU admissions and 99 377 RRT calls. Most data arose from Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia, and from public tertiary hospitals. Among the 27 hospitals contributing at least 4 years of data, annual RRT calls per 1000 admissions was higher in the last year compared with the first year of data submission in 23 hospitals (range of increase, 11.9%- 777.4%; median, 90%; interquartile range, 40%-180%). In the remaining four hospitals, annual RRT calls per 1000 admissions were lower in the last year compared with the first year (range of decrease, - 5.5% to - 29.8%). Among the 70 924 RRT patients for whom the outcome was known, there were 17 260 deaths (24.3%). We calculate that the RRT reviewed 17 260 of 79 476 patients (21.7%) who died in hospital over the study period. In the 2008-09 financial year, there were 18 800 RRT calls for at least 14 743 patients.
CONCLUSIONS: Annual RRT calls are increasing in many Australian hospitals, and now affect more than 14 700 patients annually. Inhospital mortality of RRT patients is about 25%, and about 20% of patients who die in hospital are reviewed by the RRT. Further research is needed to understand the reason for the high inhospital mortality of RRT patients.
Mots-clé
Adult, Australia, Hospital Mortality, Hospital Rapid Response Team/statistics & numerical data, Humans, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Retrospective Studies, Terminal Care
Pubmed
Web of science
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26/11/2014 22:13
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20/08/2019 17:08
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