Journal Article

Intensive care unit alarms—how many do we need?

Siebig S, Kuhls S, Imhoff M, et al. Critical care medicine. 2010;38:451-6.

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.