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 technologiesBlood. Glucose. Levels. There are three commonly used methods of measuring blood glucose in the clinical setting: a€c Point-of-care glucose meter (POC) a€c Arterial blood gas measurements a€c Central laboratory testing (CLM) These meters measure whole blood ... The idea of self-monitoring blood 292 G.E. Evans et al.

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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