Hospital Mortality

ICU Telemedicine and Critical Care Mortality: A National Effectiveness Study.

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Feb 13, 2016

BACKGROUND: Intensive care unit (ICU) telemedicine is an increasingly common strategy for improving the outcome of critical care, but its overall impact is uncertain.

Economic Evaluation of Telemedicine for Patients in ICUs.

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Jan 16, 2016

OBJECTIVE: Despite telemedicine's potential to improve patients' health outcomes and reduce costs in the ICU, hospitals have been slow to introduce telemedicine in the ICU due to high up-front costs and mixed evidence on effectiveness.

Telemedicine in the intensive care unit: state of the art.

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Mar 27, 2015

Critical care medicine is at a crossroads in which limited numbers of staff care for increasing numbers of patients as the population ages and use of ICUs increases. Also at this time health care spending must be curbed.

Use of a handheld computer by respiratory care practitioners to improve the efficiency of weaning patients from mechanical ventilation.

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Sep 27, 2002

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a handheld computer containing a unit-specific weaning protocol on the efficiency of weaning patients from mechanical ventilation.

DESIGN: A prospective before-after study design with consecutive control and intervention time periods.