Intensive Care Units

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.

Assessing the Impact of Telemedicine on Nursing Care in Intensive Care Units.

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Jan 02, 2016

BACKGROUND: Information on the impact of tele-intensive care on nursing and priority areas of nursing care is limited.

OBJECTIVES: To conduct a national benchmarking survey of nurses working in intensive care telemedicine facilities in the United States.

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.

ICU Telemedicine Solutions.

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Aug 25, 2015

During the last 15 years, critical care services provided via telemedicine have expanded to now be incorporated into the care of 13% of patients in intensive care units (ICUs) in the United States.

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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.

Telemedicine in the intensive care unit: its role in emergencies and disaster management.

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Mar 27, 2015

Disasters and emergencies lead to an overburdened health care system after the event, so additional telemedicine support can improve patient outcomes.

Increasing quality through telemedicine in the intensive care unit.

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Mar 27, 2015

This article explores the hypothesis that a telemedicine intensive care unit (Tele-ICU) platform is uniquely suited to facilitate quality performance improvement (PI).

Telemedicine and the patient with sepsis.

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Mar 27, 2015

Severe sepsis remains a significant medical problem affecting up to 18 million individuals worldwide. Mortality remains high ranging between 28% and 50%.

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