The aim of medical emergency teams (MET) is to identify and treat deteriorating patients on general wards, and to avoid cardiac arrest, unplanned intensive care unit admission and death. The effectiveness of METs has yet to be proven, as the only two randomised, controlled trials on the subject show conflicting results. Despite the lack of evidence, METs are gaining popularity and are being implemented in Danish hospitals as part of Operation Life.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Medical emergency teams|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for laeger|
|Status||Udgivet - 25 aug. 2008|