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Noise in Pediatric ICU Harmful for Patients

Patients, staff and families in pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) are routinely exposed to noise levels higher than the recommended safe range, says a new study reported online July 9, 2016 in the Journal of Critical Care. The average maximum dB for all patients was 82.2. The average minimum dB was 50.9. The average daily …

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