Patient Safety and Early Recognition of In-Hospital Patient Deterioration

Feb. 24, 2016

Patients treated in hospitals are becoming more and more complex. Still, most are hospitalized in a non-ICU setting. In this webinar, Eyal Zimlichman, MD MSc., discusses how:

  • ICU transfer delays are a preventable adverse event that must be addressed
  • Earlier recognition of instability with timely intervention could improve patient outcomes and could be the missing link to making RRSs effective
  • Respiration rate and heart rate are independent predictors of clinical deterioration and respiration is the most common trigger for RRT activation
  • Spot vital signs checks can not replace continuous monitoring, even for low risk settings
  • Technology solutions are emerging that allow continuous patient monitoring in any hospital setting