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Solving alarm fatigue with smartphone technology.

Short K, Chung YJ. Solving alarm fatigue with smartphone technology. Nursing (Brux). 2019;49(1):52-57. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000549728.37810.d9.

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January 23, 2019
Short K, Chung YJ. Nursing (Brux). 2019;49(1):52-57.

Alarm fatigue contributes to distraction and can diminish care safety. This commentary reviews a single-center project that used smartphone technology to enhance cardiac monitoring. The authors describe the structure of the project, use of Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles to design the application, results of the pilot, and plans to expand the use of this technology to other units and broaden monitoring targets. A WebM&M commentary discussed harm associated with alarm fatigue.

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Short K, Chung YJ. Solving alarm fatigue with smartphone technology. Nursing (Brux). 2019;49(1):52-57. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000549728.37810.d9.

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