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Watkins T, Whisman L, Booker P. J Clin Nurs. 2016;25:278-81.
This before-and-after study of continuous vital sign monitoring on medical/surgical inpatient units revealed that there was no reported alert fatigue and nurses perceived improved patient safety. This suggests that continuous vital sign monitoring may be a valuable method for nurses to enhance safety in inpatient ward settings.