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Michael Wong, JD
Research shows that continuous monitoring in hospital medical-surgical units improves clinical outcomes, but many hospitals are not using it. Why?
Pulmonary embolism can be fatal, but early diagnosis & treatment reduces deaths. Capnography, a non-invasive test, may help exclude the diagnosis.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center demonstrates that continually monitoring low-acuity patients, like we do with ICU patients, can improve patient safety.
The tremendous variability in the quality of healthcare in the U.S. affects patient safety; more standards are needed to remedy the problem.
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