AAMI – Early Detection of the Deteriorating Patient: The Case for a Multi-Parameter Patient-Worn Monitor
October 29, 2012 | Sotera Wireless
Effective, efficient, and safe delivery of healthcare is dependent on the timely entification and treatment of a deteriorating patient condition. Failure to rescue patients in the early stage of physiological deterioration can result in permanent organ injury, extended medical treatment, increased recovery time, or death. These avoidable adverse events drive healthcare costs up and quality down.
This article was originally published in the fall 2012 issue of Horizons, a peer-reviewed publication from the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, www.aami.org. Posted with permission from AAMI. Any other distribution of AAMI-copyrighted material requires written permission from AAMI.