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Table 4 Distribution of outcomes of the 253 included call-outs

From: Performance of the efferent limb of a rapid response system: an observational study of medical emergency team calls

  Positive outcome Negative outcome Total
   N (%)   N (%) N (%)
Admission to ICU 1. Timely admission (<4 hrs) 59 23 % 2. Delayed admission (≥4 hrs) 22 9 % 81 32 %
Alive on ward 3. No longer triggering 75 30 % 4. Still triggering 58 23 % 133 53 %
Died 5. With DNAR 6 2 % 6. No DNAR/ cardiac arrest 3 1 % 9 4 %
Other 7. Alive with DNAR 25 10 % 9. Lost to follow up 3 1 % 28 11 %
  8. Othersa 2 1 %     2 1 %
Total   167 66 %   86 34 % 253 100 %
  1. aPatients were discharged to different hospital within 4 h