Clinical Communiqué Episode #10: Alarms and Alerts
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.
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