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Safety culture as a patient safety practice for alarm fatigue.

Winters BD, Slota JM, Bilimoria KY. Safety culture as a patient safety practice for alarm fatigue. JAMA. 2021;326(12):1207-1208. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.8316

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October 13, 2021
Winters BD, Slota JM, Bilimoria KY. JAMA. 2021;326(12):1207.

Alarm fatigue is a pervasive contributor to distractions and error. This discussion examines how, while minimizing nuisance alarms is important, those efforts need to be accompanied by safety culture enhancements to realize lasting progress toward alarm reduction.

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Winters BD, Slota JM, Bilimoria KY. Safety culture as a patient safety practice for alarm fatigue. JAMA. 2021;326(12):1207-1208. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.8316