TITLE

Alert fatigue leads to fatality in OR

AUTHOR(S)
Freeman, Greg
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Sep2010, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a sentinel event caused by alert fatigue, involving the death of a patient during abdominal surgery, which was investigated by John Banja, assistant director for health sciences and clinical ethics at Emory University in Atlanta.
ACCESSION #
58053160

 

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