Continuous blood pressure monitor: uses, applications and advantages

patient wearing continuous blood pressure device

The application of continuous blood pressure monitoring has historically been limited to the intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), due to the cost and invasiveness of the equipment. However, the development of ICU grade wearable patient monitors is opening up opportunities to widen the use of continuous blood pressure monitors across the…

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The Role of a Wireless Patient Monitoring System for At Home Care

Wireless patient monitoring for at home care

Among the many benefits being brought to the healthcare service by wireless patient monitoring is the facility to escalate home care for both chronic and acute conditions. Physicians have long recognized the benefits of care at home but hospitals have been reluctant to send acute patients home because it would have impacted on their revenue…

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Digital healthcare: the future of modern medicine

digital healthcare

As new variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to pile pressure on already strained health services around the world, what hope is there for the future of medicine? With an ageing global population and a growing shortage of medical professionals, how can the healthcare industry get on top of the burgeoning workload to create breathing…

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The role of remote patient monitoring in chronic care

Remote patient monitoring

Wireless monitors like VitalStream™ can help to drive down the cost of chronic disease management and deliver better patient outcomes. Chronic disease management (CDM) is one of biggest challenges facing global health. Chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes are the leading cause of mortality in the developed world by far, and across the…

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VitalStream™ – Ushering in the wireless era of hemodynamic monitoring

Hemodynamic Monitoring

Medical practitioners know that even a brief hypotensive event can harm a patient. This is why the ICU employs continuous hemodynamic monitoring to catch the earliest signs of such events and enable prompt intervention. However, studies have found that post-operative patients returning to the general ward are still at risk of acute hypotensive events leading…

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