oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Clinical monitoring of our patients - have we lost the art? : editorial
|Article Title||Clinical monitoring of our patients - have we lost the art? : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Publication Date||May 2008|
In this day and age of BIS monitoring, transthoracic bioimpedance, TCI and the like, we seem to get totally distracted by our machines and gadgets, and sometimes forget basic clinical monitoring of our patients. Many of us were taught this during an era when the hand and eye were all we had, and were certainly more reliable than the pulsometer or oscilloscope screen.
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