Published on in Vol 3, No 1 (2016): Jan-Jun

Changes in Default Alarm Settings and Standard In-Service are Insufficient to Improve Alarm Fatigue in an Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Project

Changes in Default Alarm Settings and Standard In-Service are Insufficient to Improve Alarm Fatigue in an Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Project

Changes in Default Alarm Settings and Standard In-Service are Insufficient to Improve Alarm Fatigue in an Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Project

Azizeh Khaled Sowan 1, RN, PhD;  Tiffany Michelle Gomez 2, MSc (Nursing);  Albert Fajardo Tarriela 3, RN;  Charles Calhoun Reed 2, RN, PhD;  Bruce Michael Paper 4, BA

1 Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, US

2 Center for Excellence in Patient Care , University Health System, San Antonio, TX, US

3 University Health System, Transplant Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (ICU) , San Antonio, TX, US

4 Office of Nursing Research, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Azizeh Khaled Sowan, RN, PhD
  • Department of Health Restoration and Care Systems Management
  • School of Nursing
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Suite 2.628
  • 7703 Floyd Curl Dr. - MC 7975
  • San Antonio, TX
  • US
  • Phone: 1 210-567-5799
  • Email: sowan@uthscsa.edu