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Alarm Fatigue

Simpson, Kathleen Rice PhD, RNC, FAAN

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: November/December 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 6 - p 397
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e3182a537c6
ONGOING COLUMNS: Perinatal Patient Safety

It's an issue of patient safety. Are there too many false alarms?

Kathleen Rice Simpson is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist in St. Louis, MO, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. Dr. Simpson can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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