Patricia T. Fletcher

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Today, sophisticated computer technology allows one to collect, evaluate and maintain virtually unlimited quantities of medical data . It has also enhanced the capability to transfer this data. A 1975 survey conducted by the American Hospital Association found that 25% of hospitals surveyed had already converted to in-house computerized record systems .(1)(More)
Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is a therapeutic technique used to support critically ill patients with acute renal failure in intensive care units. CRRT is preferred over hemodialysis for patients who cannot tolerate the rapid fluid and electrolyte shifts associated with hemodialysis because of their tenuous hemodynamic state. Traditionally,(More)
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