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ICU Management

Noise in the intensive care unit: where does it come from and what can you do about it?

2019 30 May

Practical measures and interventions to reduce noise levels in the ICU and to improve the patient experience. The intensive care unit (ICU) is known to be noisy and is getting louder (Busch-Vishniac et al. 2007). Despite several trials, no interventions have been able to reduce noise levels by a meaningful amount (Li et al. 2011; Boyko... Read more