Journal Article
Study

Intensive care unit alarms—how many do we need?

Siebig S; Kuhls S; Imhoff M; Gather U; Schölmerich J; Wrede CE.

This study found that only 15% of cardiovascular alarms in an intensive care unit setting were clinically relevant. The authors provide suggestions to reduce the number of false alarms, which may improve patient safety and work environments.