Associate Professor Jack Chen
|Institute:||University of New South Wales|
The evaluation of the impact of a world-first state-wide program in reducing cardiac arrests and other adverse events in Emergency Departments in New South Wales
Up to 400,000 patients die needlessly each year in USA hospitals and many suffer from unexpected cardiac arrests (more than 200,000 per year).
The concept of a Rapid Response System (RRS) has been proposed to reduce unexpected cardiac arrests and related mortality. However, there has been no multi-centre study in evaluating…