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ICU Management

Seven steps to design, procure, implement and maintain a Clinical Information System for your ICU

2019 30 May

How to design, procure, test, parameterise, implement and maintain a Clinical Information System for an intensive care unit. Introduction e-Health applications, in our case Clinical Information Systems (CIS) or Patient Data Management Systems (PDMS), are taking medicine by storm, and intensive care is not an exception. Ensuring delivery... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Do Checklists Improve Care in the ICU?

2015 29 Sep

Use of an electronic "process-of-care" checklist during medical ward rounds was effective in improving daily care delivery in the intensive care unit, according to a study carried out in New South Wales (NSW). In addition to having clinical utility, researchers said the e-checklist also functioned effectively as an audit tool. The findings are published... Read more