Q&A With Luca Marengo From University Hospital Basel: Lack of Monitoring Hospital Patients At Night Can Have Fatal Consequences

December 3, 2015
Adam Hochron

Even in hospital settings patients can suffer fatal cardiac events if they are not properly monitored. This is especially true at night when staffing numbers drop and families are not with their loved ones until morning.

Even in hospital settings patients can suffer fatal cardiac events if they are not properly monitored. This is especially true at night when staffing numbers drop and families are not with their loved ones until morning.

Luca Marengo, MD, from University Hospital Basel in Switzerland discussed results looking at this issue at his hospital and what it can mean for patient care during the annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Orlando.