Alarm Fatigue

7 Expected Practice and Nursing Actions to Reduce Alarm Fatigue

The Joint Commission (TJC) has made better alarm management a national patient safety goal. In Sentinel Event Alert #50 “Medical device alarm safety in hospitals”, TJC has stated:

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Respiratory Compromise

Identifying and Preventing Respiratory Compromise

Patient Safety Monitor Journal reported in its May 2015 issue about the recent respiratory compromise roundtable discussion. At this meeting hosted by the National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care (NAMDRC), healthcare leaders discussed guidelines for identifying and preventing respiratory compromise.

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