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Applying human factors engineering to address the telemetry alarm problem in a large medical center.

Patterson ES, Rayo MF, Edworthy JR, et al. Applying human factors engineering to address the telemetry alarm problem in a large medical center. Hum Factors. Epub 2021 May 19. doi: 10.1177/00187208211018883.

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August 11, 2021
Patterson ES, Rayo MF, Edworthy JR, et al. Hum Factors. 2022;64(1):126-142.

Alarm fatigue can lead to distraction and diminish safe care. Based on findings from their Patient Safety Learning Laboratory, the authors used human factors engineering to develop a classification system to organize, prioritize, and discriminate alarm sounds in order to reduce nurse response times.

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Patterson ES, Rayo MF, Edworthy JR, et al. Applying human factors engineering to address the telemetry alarm problem in a large medical center. Hum Factors. Epub 2021 May 19. doi: 10.1177/00187208211018883.