Continuously monitoring vital signs on general care units may provide earlier detection and intervention of instabilities in patients. These earlier interventions could prevent deaths and admission to critical care units, thereby increasing patient safety and improving patient outcomes.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||299-302, 308|
|Journal||Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2012|
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