Journal Article

Alarm fatigue: impacts on patient safety.

Ruskin KJ, Hueske-Kraus D. Current opinion in anaesthesiology. 2015;28:685-90.

Alarm fatigue is a recognized safety concern in health care. Exploring factors that contribute to alarm fatigue, this review outlines technical, organizational, and educational approaches to managing its effect on care safety. A recent WebM&M commentary provides an overview of alarm fatigue and describes ways to enhance alarm safety.