Ineffectiveness of the measurement of 'routine' vital signs for adult inpatients with communityacquired pneumonia

Paul Mariani, Musab U. Saeed, Anil Potti, Brian Hebert, Kaley Sholes, Mary Jo Lewis, James F. Hanley

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Abstract

More frequent vital sign evaluation does not result in a statistically significant difference in survival or the number of transfers to the intensive care unit (for progression of disease) after adjusting for age, gender, duration of intravenous antibiotics and comorbid conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-109
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Nursing Practice
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

Keywords

  • Inappropriate
  • Pneumonia
  • Vital signs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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