Clinical Minute - Telemetry Utilization
10/16/2018
The purpose of hospital telemetry monitoring is to provide continuous monitoring of a patient’s heart activity for diagnosis and treatment by a provider. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends appropriate use of telemetry monitoring. Studies find telemetry monitoring is often overused, affecting patient experience, alarm fatigue, productivity, and throughput with no adverse events reported.
Clinical Minute - Telemetry Utilization
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