Critical Care


Is telemetry overused? Is it as helpful as thought?

Cardiac telemetry is widely used in hospitals, but it is expensive and labor-intensive. Therefore, it should be used only in those most likely to...

Symptoms to Diagnosis

Hypotension in the intensive care unit

Our patient’s vital signs: temperature 98.4°F, pulse 96 and regular, respirations 23, blood pressure 76/44 mm Hg, central venous pressure 21 mm Hg...