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Who's watching the cardiac monitor? Does it matter?

Thomas, Tamekia L. MSN, RN, PCCN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000384054.78595.96
Department: Heart Beats

Dedicated cardiac monitor watchers—such as those at the author's facility—are one way hospitals are handling compliance with cardiac monitoring outside the ICU.

Tamekia L. Thomas is critical care education coordinator at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Del.

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