vital signs monitoring


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

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.

vi·tal signs mon·i·tor·ing

(vī'tăl sīnz mon'i-tŏr-ing)
Clinical measurement of heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, temperature, and fluid intake and output.
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, upsurge in geriatric population and rise in incidence rate of cardiovascular disorders such as hypertension and other preexisting health conditions including COPD, sleep apnea, and infectious diseases have fueled the demand for vital signs monitoring devices.
The global vital signs monitoring devices market is fragmented with a few major players and several small players.
This research report categorizes the global vital signs monitoring market into geography, and by product.
The subject of the public contract is the modernization, renewal and supplementation of the vital signs monitoring system for the post-treatment hall of the department of anaesthesiology, resuscitation and intensive medicine, department of intensive care of surgery and exposure beds department of urgent intake of the university hospital olomouc, which is designed by a system of interchangeable vital signs monitors with measuring modules , transport modules that are controlled by central stations.
Furthermore, the cost benefits will allow vital signs monitoring to be utilized for a much broader patient population and help prevent hospital readmissions.
First applications are expected to be person detection and classification for smart buildings, remote car driver vital signs monitoring (as cars evolve towards self-driving vehicles), and gesture recognition for intuitive man-machine interactions.
Total quantity or scope: Providing equipment and research tools: defibrillator with monitor, ECG, vital signs monitoring system, monitoring system ECG Holter type, type TA Holter monitoring system
Lot 1 - Supply of vital signs monitoring equipment and apparatus for anesthesia to the needs of the Operating;Package 2 - Delivery of vital signs monitoring equipment for the needs of the Neurosurgical Department.
The contract is for the supply of assembly, installation and commissioning of vital signs monitoring equipment for the needs of the Multi-Regional Hospital in Gorzow Wielkopolski, ie the supply of vital signs monitoring equipment for the purpose of a) Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic System Proliferative Diseases of the Daily Unit of Chemotherapy,b) Division of Nephrology,c) Department of General Surgery and Oncology,d) Department of Children~s Unit of Child Neurology,e) Department of Internal Medicine, Hypertension, Endocrinology and Gastroenterology,f) Operational Block,g) Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotrauma.
It stated that its wireless vital signs monitoring system, would now be available in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Lebanon and Bahrain.
6 vital signs monitoring transport - 1 pc7 vital signs monitoring package - 11 pcsPackage No.
a detailed list of medical equipment covered by this investigation: 66 pcs syringe pump, the pump volume-10 pcs, enteral feeding pump 3 units, incubator opened 10 units, heater infusion fluids 7-piece, compact 6 pcs vital signs monitoring, the monitor 22 pcs ., defibrillator, 1 pc, operating light ceiling 1 units, the ride operating light 1 pc drip rack 14 pcs, 22 pcs hospital bed, patient trolley small 3 pcs, 1 pc a treatment table, trolley injection 1 pcs 1 pc resuscitation trolley, dressing trolley 1 pc