rapid response team


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rapid response team

A UK term of art for a team of health professionals who provide emergency care at home and prevent unnecessary hospital admission, especially of older people.

rap·id re·sponse team

(rap'id rĕ-spons' tēm)
Medical emergency team of clinicians with critical care expertise who intervene before cardiac or respiratory arrest occurs.

rapid response team

A group of specially trained health care professionals who respond to emergencies or developing emergencies in health care institutions. A typical team consists of a critical care nurse, respiratory therapist, intensivist, hospitalist, and an emergency physician or physician assistant.
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Despite fears of potential raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Rapid Response Team is continuing to build onto homes for as many as three families to live together inside of at once, rushing to finish the network of buildings as federal agents step up operations.
In addition to Eskalyo, other attorneys assigned to the Rapid Response team include Partners Gavin Mackinnon and Daniel Liebowitz from the firm's Orlando office.
A Rapid Response Team will allow service providers to reach out and directly address the needs and safety of the highest-risk youth in the Downtown Eastside.
The new BCT Rapid Response Team are in addition to the ongoing PS24.
Gourley adds that the most common disruptions for small businesses in Christchurch right now are keeping their cashflow going and finding enough time in the day to get everything done, something the Rapid Response Team will be able to address directly.
The Integra Rapid Response Team provides a valuable resource to help real estate industry players determine market values for assets nationwide, which we believe will help facilitate the buying, selling, and refinancing of distressed assets and portfolios.
The body of 52-year-old Peter McGowen was discovered on Tuesday morning after police and the organisation's rapid response team broke into his flat in Manor Gardens.
This is not a goal that states there needs to be a rapid response team," Dr.
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Implementing a rapid response team significantly decreased hospital-wide mortality by 18% and the rate of respiratory and cardiopulmonary arrests by 71% at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Stanford, Calif.
After the man contacted Consumer Direct, the council deployed its trading standards rapid response team, which immediately seized the traders' tools.
Many teams report that approximately 40 percent of calls to the Rapid Response Team are generated because the caller feels there is "something just not right" with the patient.

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