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Strategies for reduction of noise levels in ICUs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1341199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper reports on a study of noise levels in an intensive care unit. The various noise sources and their sound levels were identified. Sources of noise were classified into those generated by: people, equipment and room furniture. Strategies for the reduction of noise to levels likely to be less disturbing to patients are discussed.
A White; M Burgess
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a quarterly publication of the Royal Australian Nursing Federation     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0813-0531     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust J Adv Nurs     Publication Date:    1992 Dec-1993 Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-11     Completed Date:  1994-01-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8409358     Medline TA:  Aust J Adv Nurs     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  22-6     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Health Facility Environment*
Intensive Care Units*
Noise / adverse effects,  prevention & control*

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