Comparison of staff and family perceptions of causes of noise pollution in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and suggested intervention strategies

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Harsheen Kaur; Gina M Rohlik; Michael E Nemergut; Sandeep Tripathi;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Noise and Health,volume 18,issue 81,pages78-84 (issn: 1463-1741, eissn: 1998-4030)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/1463-1741.178480, pmc: PMC4918686
  • Subject: sound reduction interventions | Original Article | Industrial medicine. Industrial hygiene | RF1-547 | survey | Intensive Care Unit | Intensive Care Unit staff and families | Intensive Care Unit, Intensive Care Unit staff and families, sound reduction interventions, survey | Otorhinolaryngology | RC963-969

Noise and excessive, unwanted sound in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is common and has a major impact on patients’ sleep and recovery. Previous research has focused mostly on absolute noise levels or included only staff as respondents to acknowledge the cause... View more
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