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Journal Article > Commentary
Criscitelli T. AORN J. 2016;103:518-521.
Vanderveen T. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2014;11:38-40,42-45.
Spotlighting the growing concern around alarm fatigue, this magazine article provides an overview of efforts to augment alarm management and offers recommendations for hospitals working to reduce unnecessary alarms, including eliciting insights from nursing staff about areas for improvement and performing direct observations in patient care settings to monitor frequency of alarms.
Journal Article > Review
Desai MS. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2008;21:699-703.
This review article examines the evolution of safety in office-based anesthesia along with the need to apply evidence-based improvement strategies while adopting technological advances.
Journal Article > Study
Phillips J, Barnsteiner JH. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2005;28:317-323.
The authors outline a process for nurses to assess and respond to alarms in critical care environments and discuss how to improve education in this area.
Cases & Commentaries
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Stephen G. Pauker, MD; Susan P. Pauker, MD; May 2004
Owing to privacy concerns, a nurse draws the drapes on a 3-year-old child in recovery following surgery, and unfortunately does not realize the child is in distress until loud inspiratory stridor is heard.