Is telemetry overused? Is it as helpful as thought?

Abstract

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 benefit. The authors review the available evidence and offer their recommendations.

DOI: 10.3949/ccjm.76a.07260

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@article{HenriquesForsythe2009IsTO, title={Is telemetry overused? Is it as helpful as thought?}, author={Marshaleen N Henriques-Forsythe and Chinedu C Ivonye and Uma Jamched and Lois Kemilembe K Kamuguisha and Kelechukwu A Olejeme and Anekwe E. Onwuanyi}, journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine}, year={2009}, volume={76 6}, pages={368-72} }