Rapid Response Teams: The Registrars’ Perspective

Back in July, ANZICS held the 2014 Safety and Quality Conference: ‘The role of intensive care with Rapid Response Teams’ in Melbourne. I was lucky enough to be invited to speak about the perspective of ICU registrars on rapid response teams.

Here is what I came up with:

The key references mentioned are listed below. Unfortunately, the ‘Super Good Fun MET Call Survey’ is unlikely to ever be published…

Check out the ANZICS Youtube channel for more videos.

References

  • Jacques T, Harrison GA, McLaws ML. Attitudes towards and evaluation of medical emergency teams: a survey of trainees in intensive care medicine. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2008 Jan;36(1):90-5. PubMed PMID: 18326139.
  • ANZICS-CORE MET dose Investigators, Jones D, Drennan K, Hart GK, Bellomo R, Web SA. Rapid Response Team composition, resourcing and calling criteria in Australia. Resuscitation. 2012 May;83(5):563-7. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2011.10.023. Epub 2011 Nov 6. PubMed PMID: 22067975.

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