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Defining the incidence of cardiorespiratory instability in patients in step-down units using an electronic integrated monitoring system.

Hravnak M, Edwards L, Clontz A, et al. Archives of internal medicine. 2008;168:1300-8.

A continuous physiologic monitoring system appeared to detect physiologic instability earlier than standard monitoring techniques. Prior research has questioned the false negative rate of such systems, but that problem was not noted in this study.