High Respiratory Rate Alerts Leading to Detection of Pulmonary Embolism and to Timely Activation of RRT

About the Patient:

An 88 year old male hospitalized for orthopedic surgery.

EarlySense Indication:

On the 4th day of the hospitalization at 6 AM:
High RR alerts (32 Br/min)
and increased HRAssessment:

Hypotension (84/57 mmHg)
SpO2 was 96%.Response:

RRT was activated.

Pulmonary embolism was suspected and diagnosed.Outcome:

The patient was transferred to the ICU to continue monitoring and treatment