Search Tag: Continuous Monitoring

ICU Management

The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

2020 30 Jun

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions.  Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more

ICU Management

Continuous Monitoring of Urine Flow in COVID-19 and Other Critical Care Patients: Why and How

2020 19 May

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) develops in over 55% of ICU patients patients (Hoste et al. 2015). As infections and the need for mechanical ventilation are known to be among the high-risk factors for the development of AKI (Bellomo et al. 2017), the incidence may be even higher in the COVID-19 era. For ICU patients with COVID-19 or other complex... Read more

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Protecting ward patients

2019 14 Mar

Finding patients before they crash might be the next major opportunity to improve patient safety. This article describes recent advances and perspectives for ward monitoring with wearable sensors and smart algorithms.   Hospital wards are dangerous. Indeed, they are where most unexpected deaths occur within institutions. In a UK national audit... Read more