Transcutaneous Monitoring in the NICU: Overcoming Challenges and Driving Consistent Implementation in an Academic Medical Center’s Level 4 NICU
Whitepaper: Transcutaneous Monitoring in the NICU [...]
Patients in the NICU are among the most delicate residents in the hospital, yet studies have shown as many as 17 painful procedures being performed on neonates each day. Many painful procedures are related to blood draws for lab tests used to monitor patients and titrate support.
Blood draws for lab work are well-established as one of the main drivers of anemia of prematurity leading to a high rate of transfusion in the NICU. Learn more about the problem and how transcutaneous monitoring can be part of the solution.