Suffering from alarm fatigue?

June 26, 2013    |   By: Calevir

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has published seven expected practices to manage the ever-growing number of patient alarms.   “Since 1983, the average number of alarms in an ICU has increased from six to 40, despite the fact that humans have difficulty learning more than six different alarm sounds.”   The vision of the Center for Patient Safety is to provide a health care environment safe for all patients and healthcare providers, in all processes, all the time.   Make sure your patients are safe by helping nursing staff manage the numerous alarms.   Read the full article.

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