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monitoring

 [mon´ĭ-ter-ing]
constant checking on a patient's condition, either personally or by means of a mechanical monitor.
acid-base monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the collection and analysis of patient data to regulate acid-base balance.
biological monitoring examination of materials such as blood or urine that come from living organisms, to determine if there has been exposure to given chemical substances.
electrolyte monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as collection and analysis of patient data to regulate electrolyte balance.
electronic fetal monitoring: antepartum in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as electronic evaluation of fetal heart rate response to movement, external stimuli, or uterine contractions during antepartal testing.
electronic fetal monitoring: intrapartum in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as electronic evaluation of heart rate response to uterine contractions during intrapartal care.
fetal monitoring see fetal monitoring.
fluid monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the collection and analysis of patient data to regulate fluid balance.
health policy monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as surveillance and influence of government and organization regulations, rules, and standards that affect nursing systems and practices to ensure quality care of patients.
hemodynamic monitoring see hemodynamic monitoring.
intracranial pressure monitoring see intracranial pressure monitoring.
invasive hemodynamic monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the measurement and interpretation of invasive hemodynamic parameters to determine cardiovascular function and regulate therapy as appropriate.
neurologic monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the collection and analysis of patient data to prevent or minimize neurologic complications.
newborn monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the measurement and interpretation of the physiologic status of the neonate in the first 24 hours after delivery.
nutritional monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the collection and analysis of patient data to prevent or minimize malnourishment.
quality monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the systematic collection and analysis of an organization's quality indicators for the purpose of improving patient care.
respiratory monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the collection and analysis of patient data to ensure airway patency and adequate gas exchange.
transcutaneous oxygen monitoring see transcutaneous oxygen monitoring.
vital signs monitoring in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the collection and analysis of cardiovascular, respiratory, and body temperature data to determine and prevent complications. See also vital signs.

fluid monitoring

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as collection and analysis of patient data to regulate fluid balance. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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It is hoped that the acquisition will complement Brulines' own principal activity which is the design, development and manufacture of fluid monitoring equipment for the licensed trade.
The company said it was making good progress towards the commercialisation of products it had developed for fluid monitoring and delivery and that the expansion of its engineering team meant that it anticipated launching two new products in 2005.
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