Patient monitoring is the continuous measurement of patient’s physiological or medical parameters such as heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, blood-oxygen saturation, etc. by using electronic or medical devices or non-invasive sensors in order to detect unexpected life-threatening conditions or to record routine but required data efficiently. Example: Glucose meter is used to monitor blood glucose level of the patients suffering from diabetes mellitus. The main purpose is to make accurate and immediate decision which is crucial for effective patient care, and also monitoring the function of life support equipment, for regulating management decisions, like when to make therapeutic interventions, and assessment of those interventions.
Related Journals of Patient Monitoring
Journal of Patient Care, Journal of Pain Management & Medicine, Critical Care Obstetrics & Gynecology, Journal of Intensive and Critical Care, Internal Medicine: Open Access, Health Care & Nursing Journal, Journal of Healthcare Communications, Journal of Headache & Pain Management