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Clinical Communiqué Episode #10: Alarms and Alerts

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This episode draws on the September 2022 edition of the Clinical Communiqué and features two cases that describe alarm fatigue and the failure to escalate care. We look at technology and decision-making tools and explore how while they can be used to support clinical processes, there are inherent risks with the loss of critical thinking.

Episode Contents

  • 01:32 Editorial by Associate Professor Nicola Cunningham

  • 05:18 Case #1: An alarming error

  • 18:37 Case #2: Deteriorating or not?

  • 29:27 Expert Commentary by Dr David Bramley: Perspectives on risk mitigation and alert fatigue


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