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Reducing Redundant Alarms in the Pediatric ICU
Multimodal Technologies and Interaction
Physiologic monitors generate alarms to alert clinicians to signs of instability. However, these monitors also create alarm fatigue that places patients at risk. Redundant alarms have contributed to alarm fatigue without improving patient safety. In this study, our specific aim was to decrease the median percentage of redundant alarms by 50% within 6 months using the Model for Improvement. Our primary outcome was to lower the percentage of redundant alarms. We used the overall alarm rate perdoi:10.3390/mti3010011 fatcat:el5hryhvpzcx3npjl75xrrsfae