Reduction of the acoustic load of nursing stuff on intensiv care unit

“AlarmRedux” is a project promoted by BMBF. The joint project should contribute to the funding priority “care innovation for support informal and professional nurses”. The project started in march 2016 with a running time of three years.

The aim of the project “AlarmRedux” is the improvement of alarm management in intensiv care. The development of methodological and technical concepts is intended to make the load on the clinical staff measurable by means of alarms and to reduce them sustainably. Besides improving the quality of the work enviroment “care” by the reduction of avoidable alarms, the project should contribute to prevent the nurses against dangerous desensitization of alarms and to increase the patient safety.

The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research: “Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung” (BMBF). (Project number: 16SV7501)