Three main issues in this week’s must reads.
… but, first, a parent’s plight with alarm fatigue – it doesn’t just affect caregivers. If you don’t believe that, then this first-hand account from the parent of a sick baby should change the mind of any doubters that alarm fatigue is real – 14 days of muting and ignoring alarms.
@kayvanwey Alarm fatigue is real – as a parent of baby in PICU for 14 days, I know it first hand!!
— Heather G. Anderson (@HRLawKnox) March 13, 2015
1. March is DVT/Blood Clot Awareness Month
Hats off to @ClotBuster and to @LiverWife for tweeting that March is DVT/Blood ClotAwareness Month! Continue reading “Weekly Must Reads in Patient Safety (March 20, 2015)”