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Toning down alarms to help nurses

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital, in Minnesota, is toning down its alarms to reduce “alarm fatigue,” which “can prevent nurses from responding to real patient emergencies, with fatal results,” The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Next stop? Making things quieter for patients  in the usual freezing and noisy confines of a hospital. How about a blanket that actually keeps your warm?




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