Alarm Fatigue is Way Too Real (and Scary) For Nurses

Alarm Fatigue is Way Too Real (and Scary) For Nurses

By: Kathleen Gaines BSN, RN, BA, CBC Constant beeping – medication pumps, monitors, beds, ventilators, vital sign machines, and feeding pumps – are alarms that are all too familiar to nurses, especially in the intensive care unit. Research indicates that 72% to...
Wearable ultrasound patch tracks blood pressure

Wearable ultrasound patch tracks blood pressure

At a Glance Researchers engineered a blood pressure sensor that uses ultrasound technology and can be worn as a flexible skin patch. After further development, this technology could replace other methods of monitoring blood pressure.   The pressure of blood...