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Medicine on the Cutting Edge (Enhanced Intensive Care) #784696

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.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Tapper, Jake
Duration:
00:02:30

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