Allen, Laura
June 2004
Popular Science;Jun2004, Vol. 264 Issue 6, p54
Provides information on electronic intensive care units (e-ICU). Installation of e-ICU in hospitals in the U.S.; Advantages of e-ICU; Decline in ICU mortality in the U.S.; Tasks performed by e-ICU.


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