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Portner & Shure Provides 3 Tips to Avoid Harm from Alarm Fatigue

Alarm fatigue has just been listed as a top safety concern for hospitals - Portner & Shure shows you how to avoid becoming just another statistic.

Alarm fatigue is a symptom of the ongoing alerts from patient monitors in hospitals. Having just been named a top hospital safety concern, there are ways to avoid the risk it causes.

Alarms in hospitals are little codes that alert doctors and nurses of changing conditions in patients who are being monitored. While alarms are an efficient way to communicate information about the patient, they have proved to be a safety risk for patients. Read more...