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ECLASS BASIC 13.0 (en)
Classification: 34530000 [ADI980007]
|Preferred name||34-53 Patient monitoring equipment|
|Definition||Patient monitoring in the strict sense is the systematic, planned and repetitive Acquisition and presentation of body and organ functions, as well as biochemical and other processes on the basis of registered biosignals with the basic aim to provide information about the current status of a patient. Any malfunction of the observed features and processes should be identified as early as possible. Related are the measured values, the basis for decision-support systems that map the detected faults in terms of their effect on the clinical objective and derive potential diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic measures and represent understandable. Patient monitoring in a broader sense also includes the monitoring of processes and device functions that act on the patient|