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Reduce the ICU noise pollution,improve the ward environment

Reduce the ICU noise pollution,improve the ward environment

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Problem Description: 
 
Space environment  open,complexity  equipment,medical  staff  activities frequently,these factors caused a serious noise pollution in environmental noise  far over the noise guidelines recommend by the World Health Organization.Since 2007,the department set up,with the development of  medical  technology,the problem  affecting  600 patients  'ssleep and rehabilitation and 80 medical personnel's working efficiency each year.This problem attracted great attention of ICU director , 11  ICU quality Improvement members widely involved in the problem .
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1.Medical staff education and training of the noise control
2.Standardized management of ICU equipment alarm
3.The use of flash alarm noise meter provides 24 hours of uninterrupted DB
noise measurement and light alarm.
4.The establishment of noise control group for monitoring and controlling the noise source.
5.Scientific and rational arrangement of beds.
Achievement: 
 
24 hour ambulatory monitoring by noise meter results show that the ICU ward environmental noise pollution by the program prior to the implementation of a maximum of 98.9 dB to 74 dB, daytime average by 70- 75 dB to 61-64 dB, nocturnal average by 55-66 dB to 45-58 DB db.
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