Noise and related events in a neonatal intensive care unit.

@article{Chang2001NoiseAR,
  title={Noise and related events in a neonatal intensive care unit.},
  author={Y J Chang and Chyi H. Lin and Linen Lin},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={212-7}
}
The purposes of this study were to explore noise distribution, its timing, and sources of peak noise in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a University Hospital in Southern Taiwan. Two surveys on noise distribution and peak noise of the warmer bed were conducted. Noise at radiate heated beds located in the central sites of two areas, one near (Area A) and the other away from (Area B) the nursing station, were measured continuously for one week using an electronic sound-meter. Peak noise… CONTINUE READING