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Intensive care unit alarms—how many do we need?

Siebig S, Kuhls S, Imhoff M, et al. Intensive care unit alarms--how many do we need? Crit Care Med. 2010;38(2):451-6. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181cb0888.

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February 3, 2010
Siebig S, Kuhls S, Imhoff M, et al. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(2):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.

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Siebig S, Kuhls S, Imhoff M, et al. Intensive care unit alarms--how many do we need? Crit Care Med. 2010;38(2):451-6. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181cb0888.

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