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Cleve Clin J Med. 2009 Jun;76(6):368-72. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.76a.07260.

Is telemetry overused? Is it as helpful as thought?

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Department of Internal Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA.

Abstract

Cardiac telemetry is widely used in hospitals, but it is expensive and labor-intensive. Therefore, it should be used only in those most likely to benefit. The authors review the available evidence and offer their recommendations.

PMID:
19487558
DOI:
10.3949/ccjm.76a.07260
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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