Current monitoring of vital signs in hospital wards rely on infrequent manual measurements. This narrative review describes how new wearable devices with artificial intelligence interpretation may overcome this challenge by providing nurses with continuous data without inducing alarm fatigue. Severe complications in non-ICU hospital wards are commonly preceded by vital sign deviations, and an ideal monitoring system must keep the patient in focus through user-friendly design and evidence-based alerts with high predictive abilities.
|Translated title of the contribution||The future patient monitoring in the bed ward|
|Journal||Ugeskrift for Laeger|
|Publication status||Published - 29 Aug 2022|