June 17, 2022
Preventing Adverse Drug Events with Sotera Visi Mobile
With the ViSi Mobile monitoring system with Life-Threatening Arrhythmia Detection, Fall Detection, and Posture notifications, bedside staff can be notified of patient deterioration related to an adverse drug event in real-time and prevent delayed treatment and associated additional patient harm.
June 10, 2022
Lethal Arrhythmia Detection: The Next Step in Surveillance Monitoring
Our goal is to help hospitals improve patient safety across the enterprise with minimum impact on the alarm burden and clinical workflow. If we can help nurses detect patient deterioration early enough, further complications can be avoided.
June 3, 2022
Sepsis Prevention with Sotera Wireless Visi Mobile Monitoring System
By integrating ViSi Mobile with your hospital’s other technology, alarms can also be sent to staff phones and data can be uploaded into patient electronic medical records. See how Sotera can help with continuous, real-time vital sign monitoring while minimizing patient disruption.
June 1, 2022
ViSi Mobile Smart Tip - Pausing
When a patient is showering, traveling off of the unit, or being discharged, proper pause monitoring is needed. This is when vital signs monitoring needs to be stopped temporarily and you intend to restart monitoring the same patient with the same monitor. Monitoring may not be paused until the patient’s demographic data has been confirmed (on the Monitor) Here are a few things to guide you in Pausing, Resuming & Troubleshooting.
May 27, 2022
Electrolyte Imbalances and the Impact on ECG Waveforms
Alterations in various electrolytes such as potassium, sodium, magnesium, and calcium can have a significant impact on the electrical activity of the heart and in some situations can lead to lethal arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia and torsade de pointe or can potentiate cardiac rhythms that can lead to cardiac arrest such as changes in the QT interval.
May 25, 2022
ViSi Mobile Smart Tip - NIBP Adapter Hose
There are numerous things that need setting up, especially when you’re preparing for a New Patient, but before anything else, Cleaning and Inspecting the Equipment and Accessories is a must before setting all this up. the NIBP Adapter Hose is just one of the many parts of the System.
May 21, 2022
Hypertension: The Silent Killer
Hypertension kills more people than any other condition in America. More than half a million deaths were attributed to hypertension in the United States in a 2019 CDC study, and it's estimated that nearly half of adults have high blood pressure. This can lead to stroke, heart disease, and kidney disease.While the above facts can be alarming, it is also one of the most preventable causes of death. With proper treatment, you can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, and other serious complications associated with uncontrolled high blood pressure.
May 4, 2022
ViSi Mobile Smart Tip - When to Replace Thumb Sensors
The disposable thumb sensor is reusable for up to thirty days. For the best performance and most accurate cNIBP and SpO2, the best practice encourages replacing all thumb sensors once a month. The monthly exchange of thumb sensors reduces troubleshooting and reduces the clinician’s time at the bedside. It is highly advisable to pick a consistent day of the month to swap all thumb sensors each month during one of the device swap timeframes.
April 13, 2022
ViSi Mobile Smart Tip - Pre Pie Trouble Shooting
How does ViSi Mobile get more accurate blood pressure readings? It is a patient-worn, portable, battery-operated, physiological monitoring device to measure arterial blood pressure (systolic, diastolic, and MAP) using a Cuff. Measurements may be initiated manually (one at a time), automatically at selectable predefined intervals of 5, 10, 15, 30, 60, 90, and 120 minutes or continuously.