Identifying the Patient-at-Risk: Technology and ICU Outreach Services

  • D. C. Scales
  • J. Granton
  • W. J. Sibbald
Conference paper


The provision of intensive care to critically-ill patients is a very costly endeavor. Intensive care units (ICUs) account for approximately 10% of inpatient acute care beds in the United States [1, 2], and this proportion is expected to increase as our population ages [3].


Intensive Care Medicine Monitoring Technique Remote Monitoring Medical Emergency Team Emergency Team 
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  • D. C. Scales
  • J. Granton
  • W. J. Sibbald

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