Medical device alarms.

@article{Borowski2011MedicalDA,
  title={Medical device alarms.},
  author={Matthias Borowski and Matthias G{\"o}rges and Roland Fried and Olaf Such and Christian Wrede and Michael Imhoff},
  journal={Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical engineering},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          73-83
        }
}
The high number of false positive alarms has long been known to be a serious problem in critical care medicine - yet it remains unresolved. At the same time, threats to patient safety due to missing or suppressed alarms are being reported. The purpose of this paper is to present results from a workshop titled "Too many alarms? Too few alarms?" organized by the Section Patient Monitoring and the Workgroup Alarms of the German Association of Biomedical Engineering of the Association for… CONTINUE READING

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