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“Alarm Fatigue: A Patient Safety Concern.” Sue Sendelbach, RN, PhD, CCNS; Marjorie Funk, RN, PhD https://aacnjournals.org/aacnacconline/article-abstract/24/4/378/14745/Alarm-FatigueA-Patient-Safety- Concern?redirectedFrom=fulltext

“Delayed Recognition of Deterioration of Patients in General Wards Is Mostly Caused by Human Related Monitoring Failures: A Root Cause Analysis of Unplanned ICU Admissions.” Louise S van Galen, Patricia W Struik, Babiche E J M Driesen, Hanneke Merten , Jeroen Ludikhuize, Johannes I van der Spoe, Mark H H Kramer, Prabath W B Nanayakkara https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27537689/

“Clinical Alarms and the Impact on Patient Safety.” Maria Cvach MS, RN, CCRN, Deborah Dang, PhD, RN, NEA BC, Jan Foster, PhD, APRN, CNS, and Janice Irechukwu, BSN, RN, MSN https://www.premiersafetyinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/Initiatives-in-Safe-Pt-Care-Alarm-safety.pdf

“Reducing medical device alarms by an order of magnitude: A human factors approach.” Erik Koomen, Craig S Webster, David Konrad, Johannes G van der Hoeven, Thomas Best, Jozef Kesecioglu, Diederik AMPJ Gommers, Willem B de Vries and Teus H Kappen https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33530699/

“Managing alarm systems for quality and safety in the hospital setting.” Tita Alissa Bach, Lars-Martin Berglund, Eva Turk; BMJ Open Quality 2018 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30094341/

“Impact of alarm fatigue on the work of nurses in an intensive care environment – A systematic review (13 November 2021).” Lewandowska et al. https://www.pslhub.org/learn/patient-safety-in-health-and-care/patient- management/nursing/impact-of-alarm-fatigue-on-the-work-of-nurses-in-an-intensive-care-environment%E2%80%94a- systematic-review-13-november-2021-r4134/


Sleep Well and Recover Faster with Less Pain—A Narrative Review on Sleep in the Perioperative Period. J Clin Med v.10(9); 2021 May


A prospective analysis of sleep deprivation and disturbance in surgical patients. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2016 Mar; 6: 1–5.


Sleep Deprivation in Critical Illness: Its Role in Physical and Psychological Recovery. J Intensive Care Med. 2012 March ; 27(2): 97–111. doi:10.1177/0885066610394322


“Why is sleep important when you are in hospital?” Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol. 199, P19-P20, 2019 https://www.thoracic.org/patients/patient-resources/resources/hospitalization-and-sleep.pdf

“Sleep disturbance is common in hospitalized older adults due to a variety of factors, including environmental, medical and patient issues. Sleep loss in the hospital is associated with worse health outcomes, including cardio-metabolic derangements and increased risk of delirium.” Sleep in Hospitalized Older Adults: Vineet M Aurora and Nancy Stewart; Sleep Med Clin 2018 Mar; 13(1) 127-135 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5880551/

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