Monitoring Technologies in Acute Care Environments

Monitoring Technologies in Acute Care Environments

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This is an introduction to the patient monitoring technologies that are used in todaya€™s acute care environments, including the operating room, recovery room, emergency department, intensive care unit, and telemetry floor. To a significant extent, day-to-day medical decision-making relies on the information provided by these technologies, yet how they actually work is not always addressed during education and training. The editors and contributors are world-renowned experts who specialize in developing, refining, and testing the technology that makes modern-day clinical monitoring possible. Their aim in creating the book is to bridge the gap between clinical training and clinical practice with an easy to use and up-to-date guide. Am How monitoring works in a variety of acute care settings Am For any healthcare professional working in an acute care environment Am How to apply theoretical knowledge to real patient situations Am Hemodynamic, respiratory, neuro-, metabolic, and other forms of monitoring Am Information technologies in the acute care setting Am New and future technologiesOften the location, display size, and ease of use of these displays can become significant concerns for the health ... in Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the United Kingdom compared two ventilator interfaces, the Drager Evita 4 and the Drager V500 [29]. ... capnography within 2 min of using the Drager, compared to almost half (N= 14) who were unable to do so using Evita. ... Several of the aforementioned studies have shown statistical significance in outcomes in simulated settings, but theyanbsp;...

Title:Monitoring Technologies in Acute Care Environments
Author:Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, Maxime Cannesson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-26


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