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More than half of alarms triggered in an ICU were irrelevant.

More than half of alarms triggered in an ICU were irrelevant.

Source: Inokuchi R, Sato H, Nanjo Y, et al. The proportion of clinically relevant alarms decreases as patient clinical severity decreases in intensive care units: a pilot study. BMJ Open. 2013;3:e003354. [go to PubMed]