TITLE

Clinical alert fatigue threatens patient safety

AUTHOR(S)
Freeman, Greg
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Sep2010, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a Wolters Kluwer Health white paper which reveals that clinical alert fatigue can cause deviations from standard procedure and protocol, thus exposing patients to risk.
ACCESSION #
58053145

 

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