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Early Identification of Acute Pulmonary Emboli Through the Use of Contact-Free Continuous Patient Monitoring

      Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are faced with providing care for residents with increasing clinical complexity. Residents are being discharged from hospitals to post-acute care earlier and with multiple active co-morbidities. Clinicians working in the SNF are charged with delivering high-quality medical care in the facility and reducing avoidable re-hospitalizations. Initially developed for use in the acute care setting, contact-free continuous patient monitoring (CFCPM) is a system designed to continually collect vital signs and other clinical parameters. This data is readily accessible in real-time to the clinical staff and can play a pivotal role in the early diagnosis and treatment of acute changes in condition.
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