PMID: 111082Jun 15, 1979

A computer-controlled monitoring and therapy system for shock compensation in severe burns (author's transl)

MMW, Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift
G WeberA Geiger

Abstract

A computer-controlled control loop for the automatic diagnosis of shock and infusion therapy is reported. External information (off-line) and vital parameters measured with serial devices (on-line) are used by the computer for the automatic control of infusion pumps. By this method the critical shock phase could be prevented in five seriously burned patients. The construction of the system also permits its use in other shock conditions.

Related Concepts

Diastolic Blood Pressure
Burn Injury
Computer Assisted Diagnosis
Parenteral Infusion
Intensive Care Unit
Hypovolemic Shock

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