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With monitors surveying every part of patients’ bodies, hospital intensive care units appear to be a model of high tech. But systems engineers say ICU’s are actually models of inefficiency because few of those high tech devices talk to each other. Experts discuss how ICU’s could be improved to save lives.
Anesthesia is a bedrock of medical practice, yet doctors admit we don’t know exactly how it works. An expert discusses anesthesia’s back story and recent improvements.
Hospital intensive care units appear to be a model of high tech, but systems engineers say ICUs are actually models of inefficiency.
Hospitals have been plagued by shortages of important drugs, sometimes forcing doctors to decide who will receive them and who will die.