TITLE

Hospital's simple interventions help reduce alarm fatigue

AUTHOR(S)
McKinney, Maureen
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;2/3/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the health care intervention measures taken by hospitals in the U.S. to reduce issues of alarm fatigue. It mentions the comments of Patricia Covelle, director of critical care nursing of the Boston Medical Center (BMC), for issues associated with alarm safety. It also informs that James Piepenbrink, BMC's director of clinical engineering, focuses on role of alarms for providing useful clinical information.
ACCESSION #
94269158

 

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