Bedside Automation for the Critically Ill Patient

  • J. Howard Carrington

Abstract

During the past decade there has been a great proliferation of devices for bedside monitoring and treatment of the critically ill patient. While providing a potential for enhancing patient care, such devices also pose a problem to bedside personnel insofar as they necessitate additional time and attention and create a potential barrier to easy patient access. In an effort to reduce these demands in our clinical service, major efforts have been made to automate bedside procedures.

Keywords

Catheter Lactate Syringe Tray Flushing 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Howard Carrington
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Southern California Center for the Critically IllLos AngelesUSA

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