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2013-05-01 23:02:09

JPS Health Network and the 97th Medical Group, Altus AFB, Share This Year’s Award for Projects Addressing Surgical Fire Risk and Outpatient Pediatric Care. Boston,

Alarm Fatigue In Hospitals: Sentinel Event Alert
2013-04-10 06:10:26

A Sentinel Event Alert issued by The Joint Commission suggests that nurses, physicians and other health care providers can become desensitized to the sound of alarms alerting them to potentially dangerous conditions involving their patients.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.