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Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río

On-line version ISSN 1561-3194


TELLERIA PRIETO, María del Carmen et al. Preliminary results of the telemonitoring system for Intensive Care Units. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.5, pp.25-39. ISSN 1561-3194.

Introduction: the first results in the development of telemonitoring system for critically ill-patients carried out as a part of a project of the National Medical Emergencies Direction, Cuban Public Health System is presented in this research paper. The system is developed from the requirements of a design that was defined by the group of medical emergency and critical care personnel all over the country participating in this research. Objective: to establish a unique structure to register the procedures that are performed in the patients care, improving by means of them the reception and data processing storage to the posterior transmission of results. Material and method: the system is a web application having user-server architecture, developed with JBoss Seam framework in Java language. It has been developed of modular structure with an interface to the navigation of medical doctors and nurses; which is very simple and interactive. Results: the system deals with the management and registration of the clinical and administrative activities carry out in a service of hospitalization through the system of clinical information, as well as the communication with the medical teams monitoring at the patient's bedside. Conclusions: capture, management, treatment and storage of information generated for every hospitalized patient in the service is facilitated. The corresponding modules related to medical admission, indication of treatment and fulfillment by the nursing personnel, along with the prescription of medications to patients, managing of medications in the pharmacy and diets with the dietetics department among other, have also been developed.

Keywords : Information systems; Management information systems; Physiological monitoring.

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