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Why Nurses Must Embrace Tech Advancements
Medical technological advancements are enabling nurses to move along with the advances, providing enhanced medical care.
FREMONT, CA: Advancement in technologies is advancing medical care. Nurses must soon be tech-savvy to operate online charting systems and tools to modernize health records, plan care, and many more. Technology advancements are not likely to slow down, and given that, nursing experts will find many of these medical technologies supporting them to enhance patient care. Some recent tech developments are revolutionizing medical care like no other.
Automated IV pumps, being one of the advanced technologies, control the dosages and drip provided to patients. This device enables nurses to change the drip amounts and medicine doses, so patients do not have to wait for developments. Automated IV pumps also expedite up nursing methods and can be essential if there is a need for an instant adjustment of drug dosage. Improving the process of medication through automation also eliminates the human error that could show issues for nursing professionals.
Portable monitor is another tech advancement that enables nurses to test or monitor patients even if they are on the move or engaged in helping other patients. These monitors can trace vital health signals like ECG, oxygen saturation, and respiratory rates while transmitting the data back to a central monitor. This indicates that nursing experts will get an alarm notification in case of an emergency.
Smart bed technology can help the nurses in keeping track of the patient’s movement, weight, and other health vitals. This technology performs a vital role in keeping patients protected and comfortable during lengthened hospital stays. The smart bed gives nurses a monitor in a chamber that offers them with frequent updates and notifications on patients’ activities. It can also help recognize patterns, which can point to the analysis of disease. With this smart bed technology, nurses will have to spend limited time coming in and serving patient needs.
As medical technology advanced medical care at an accelerated pace, nurses also need to change with it.
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