ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on intense care doctors/intensive care patients cited.
(Alexandria, Virginia: Jake Tapper) The use of cutting edge technology to deal with staffing shortages in hospital intensive care units featured; scenes shown from a Virginia hospital & from a nearby control center that monitors patients via computers. [Critical care nurse Melanie SWECKER- talks about dealing with patients.] [Inova Health System eICU medical director Dr. Elizabeth COWBOY- comments on the new system.] "Critical Care Medicine" findings on the benefits of enhanced ICU care cited. [PATIENT - backs camera monitoring.]
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