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ICU Management

ESA2016: Study Showed ICU Noise Still Above Recommended Levels

2016 02 Jun

A study presented at Euroanaesthesia 2016 in London showed that noise levels in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) can go well above the World Health Organization (WHO)’s recommended levels, disturbing both patients and the medical teams that care for them. WHO recommends average sound levels for hospital wards below 35 decibels (dBA) with a maximum of... Read more