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:

Read More

Alarm Fatigue, Blood Clots, Hospital Acquired Conditions, Must Reads, Opioid Safety, Patient Safety, Patient Stories, Practices & Tips, Respiratory Compromise

Weekly Must-Reads in Patient Safety and Health Care (November 6, 2015) – When False Alarms Pollute Intensive Care

We have plenty of patient safety articles to share with you this week. From advice for nurses on how to educate patients about opioid diversion to tips for preventing medical errors in long-term care, audiences across the health care spectrum will benefit from some weekend reading.
Read More