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A comparative study of code blue records

Whitcomb, John J. PhD, RN, CCRN, FCCM; Hahn, Cayla BSN; Sumner, Ivey BSN; Shelley, Kirk BSN; Hunnicutt, Taylor BSN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000471260.40048.0d
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Data collected in the ICU and CCU, from a cardiac arrest sheet and a handheld electronic device, were compared for 3 months. This study reviewed which of the two techniques most accurately captured code blue events.

John J. Whitcomb is the accelerated second-degree coordinator, interim RN-BS coordinator, and an assistant professor in the School of Nursing at Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. During the pilot study Cayla Hahn, Ivey Sumner, Kirk Shelley, and Taylor Hunnicutt were all nursing students at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.

Standard electronic charting vs. use of a handheld electronic device

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

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