September 27, 2017
Rapid Response Team (RRT) - a formally designated multidisciplinary team that responds to the call of health care providers from inpatient units except MICU, SICU, CCU, SDU and NICU regarding deteriorating patients. Team provides coverage 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. Early Warning Signs (EWS) - are medical signs and symptoms which allow staffs to identify and respond to patients who are deteriorating clinically. Scores used are the adult Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS), and the Pediatric Early Warning Scores (PEWS).