Author: Burgermeister, D.


The Impact of a Nurse Practitioner Rapid Response Team on Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Outcomes

Early recognition of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) can significantly alter outcomes such as mortality, unplanned intensive care unit admissions, and cost. PURPOSE: Through utilization of a nurse practitioner rapid response team (NP-RRT) and a revised database query, earlier identification of SIRS patients and consistent implementation of early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) on the medical-surgical units […]

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