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Speaking up to reduce noise in the OR.

Ford DA. Speaking Up to Reduce Noise in the OR. AORN J. 2015;102(1):85-9. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2015.04.019.

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July 22, 2015
Ford DA. AORN J. 2015;102:85-9.

Noise in health care settings can hinder communication and contribute to distractions. This commentary discusses noise in the operating room and reviews strategies for nurses to reduce its presence, including raising awareness of the problem, enhancing team communication, and designing alarm management initiatives.

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Ford DA. Speaking Up to Reduce Noise in the OR. AORN J. 2015;102(1):85-9. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2015.04.019.