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Intelligent Patient Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit and the Operating Room

  • Richard W. Jones

Abstract

Patient monitoring in environments such as the intensive care unit (ICU) and the operating room (OR) is an extremely complex process involving clinicians, nurses and a huge amount of information ranging from clinical observations and patient data from bedside monitors to laboratory results. This can place excessive demands on the cognitive skills of the clinician. Failure to recognise that there is a problem or to identify it could result in discomfort, disability or even death for the patient.

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Fuzzy Logic Bayesian Network Mean Arterial Blood Pressure Smart Sensor Esophageal Intubation 
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  • Richard W. Jones
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  1. 1.School of EngineeringUniversity of NorthumbriaNewcastle upon Tyne EnglandUK

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