Kritikus has developed programs for healthcare professionals emphasizing fundamentals in the evaluation and treatment of at-risk and seriously-ill patients. Our Shock Team and Rapid Response System (STaRRS) has dramatically improved the outcomes of at-risk ward patients and reduced hospital mortality.
The Kritikus resource library includes relevant publications, educational presentations and materials, protocols and order sets. These may assist in development improvement of various quality initiatives at your institution. All resources are available free of charge for healthcare professionals.
Facilitating improved outcomes of existing Surveillance and Response Systems (SARS) also known as Medical Emergency Team (MET), Rapid Response Team (RRT) or Rapid Response System (RRS), by Kritikus programs.
Focusing on Early Event Detection
Early detection of at-risk patients by the bedside nurse is the most important function of the afferent arm of your surveillance and response system (SARS).
Working to increase the awareness, acceptance and subsequent compliance in obtaining, understanding and appropriately acting on measurement of vital signs, especially respiratory rate
Reducing Failure to Rescue Events
Initiate discussion with Medical and Nursing professional societies regarding synergies between their goals and that of other organizations that are reducing in-hospital failure to rescue events.