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telemetry

 [tĕ-lem´ĕ-tre]
the making of measurements at a distance from the subject; usually the measurable evidence of phenomena under investigation is transmitted by radio signals.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

te·lem·e·try

(tĕ-lem'ĕ-trē),
The science of measuring a quantity, transmitting the results by radio signals to a distant station, and there interpreting, indicating, and/or recording the results.
See also: biotelemetry.
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telemetry

(tə-lĕm′ĭ-trē)
n.
1. The science and technology of automatic measurement and transmission of data by wire, radio, or other means from remote sources, as from space vehicles, to receiving stations for recording and analysis.
2. Biotelemetry.

tel′e·met′ric (tĕl′ə-mĕt′rĭk), tel′e·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
tel′e·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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telemetry

Cardiology The monitoring of the cardiac rhythm and transmission of signals or data from one electronic unit to another by radio waves using a device that provides real-time measurement of a Pt's EKG for various lengths of time See Multiple parameter telemetry, Real-timetelemetry.
Telemetry–indications
Cardiac dysrhythmia  
• Atrial fibrillation or flutter
• SVT–supraventricular tachycardia
• PVC–premature ventricular contraction under treatment
• Ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation
• Bradycardia < 50/min
Heart block–2nd or 3rd degree  
Angina  
Acute MI–transferred from ICU  
Respiratory failure  
Hypotension or HTN  
Electrolyte imbalance  
• Hypokalemia
• Hyperkalemia
• Hypocalcemia
• Hypercalcemia
Syncope  
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

te·lem·e·try

(tĕ-lem'ĕ-trē)
Process of transmitting results using radio signals.
See also: biotelemetry
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

telemetry

Measurement at a distance by radio waves or other means. The method has been used in medical research and diagnosis.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

te·lem·e·try

(tĕ-lem'ĕ-trē)
Process of transmitting results using radio signals.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012