Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
In Reply: Our Commentary reviewing the current published evidence on RRT systems suggested that the evidence in support of their widespread implementation is equivocal. In particular, the largest and best-designed study found no significant improvements in favor of the RRT.1 As such, the drive to push RRT systems as a nationwide standard of care needs to be reconsidered.
Winters BD, Pronovost PJ, Pham J. Rapid Response Team Responses—Reply. JAMA. 2007;297(2):154-155. doi:10.1001/jama.297.2.155