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Caretaker Medical Live Webinar July 28, 2021: It’s Time to Rethink Patient Monitoring

Caretaker Medical is pleased to host an educational webinar July 28th at 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT on Blood Pressure Instability. Esteemed clinicians, Frederic Michard, MD and Ashish Khanna, MD will address the clinical challenge of blood pressure instability, the prevalence of hypotension and how continuous noninvasive monitoring contributes to timely detection and intervention.

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Hypotensive Events and Patient Safety: Why Beat-By-Beat Blood Pressure Matters

Acute hypotensive events (AHE) are among the most severe threats to intraoperative and postoperative patients. Monitoring blood pressure is, therefore, a critical function for patients, not only in the operating room and ICU but also in the postoperative wards.

An AHE is defined as a drop in the mean arterial pressure below 65 mm Hg, lasting five consecutive minutes of more. It can be the sign of a serious problem, such as bleeding, sepsis, adrenal insufficiency, or cardiac issues. Not surprisingly, it is associated with adverse outcomes in critically ill patients, such as stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure.

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How Continuous Patient Monitoring is maximizing the Benefit of IV Ketamine Therapy

There are currently around 400 ketamine infusion clinics in the US and rising at a rate of 30-40% per year. Such is the demand for intravenous ketamine treatment for severe depression, anxiety and chronic pain.

Since the opioid epidemic, the use of analgesics and anesthetics to treat the rising cases of depression and anxiety has been closely monitored and patient safety is understandably paramount. Caretaker Medical’s wireless, continuous patient monitoring is helping ketamine clinics to deliver the best possible patient experience, while streamlining their workflow and ensuring adherence to monitoring protocols.

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Case Study: Celerion Provides Continuous Blood Pressure Monitoring for Pharma Client

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Contract Research Organizations (CROs) like Celerion conduct drug research studies on behalf of pharmaceutical companies, using cohorts of healthy subjects, who are paid for their participation. A study can last for anything from one day to two months, sometimes longer, and during the trial, subjects’ vital signs are monitored.

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Caretaker’s Wireless “Beat-by-Beat” Continuous Blood Pressure monitor is highlighted in Springer’s new book

Caretaker’s Wireless “Beat-by-Beat” Continuous Blood Pressure monitor is highlighted in Springer’s new book, “The Handbook of Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitoring”, with an entire chapter devoted to our patented Pulse Decomposition Analysis technology .  This practical guide for clinicians, researchers, and engineers outlines a history of blood pressure advances, and presents groundbreaking state-of-the-art technologies driving the clinical and scientific future of Continuous, Cuffless, Blood Pressure Monitoring.  The collection of luminaries and industry experts that the book’s editors, Sola and Delgado-Gonzalo, have assembled to write this landmark book is unparalleled and we are proud to be leading the wave of innovation that improves patient care and clinical productivity!

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