January 08, 2024
Postoperative Opioid-induced Respiratory Failure: A Case Report
Approximately 9% of hospitalized patients experience adverse events, leading to harm or death. Identifying high-risk patients and implementing continuous electronic monitoring can reduce mortality rates, healthcare costs, and the need for patient transfers. Early detection of deterioration is crucial, as each hour of delay increases the risk of death by 1.5%. In this article from Medtronic, learn how educating healthcare teams and utilizing continuous monitoring systems help identify at-risk patients, prevent alarm fatigue, and prioritize safe care.