Effective approaches to control non-actionable alarms and alarm fatigue.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Alarm fatigue can affect clinician performance and well-being. This commentary examines the problem of alarm fatigue, factors that contribute to nuisance alarms, and successful reduction strategies such as bundled approaches that include computer analytic techniques and human factors engineering. A WebM&M commentary discussed harm that can result from alarm fatigue.