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    Fire Alarm System Essay

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    Security and Fire Alarm Systems Security and fire alarm systems are often used to warn the building occupants of an impending danger, hence giving them the opportunity to vacate the house or stay safe. An alarm system monitors several security and fire triggers and then alerts the home owner and authorities whenever there is an issue. This not only increases the safety and peace of mind for the occupants, but also helps in protecting the property from fire damage or theft. Home owners with alarm systems usually enjoy discounts of between 10 and 20 % on insurance covers. In fact, some insurance companies insist on a suitable fire alarm system before issuing a policy. The same may apply when insuring the property against burglary. The two alarm…

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    For many businesses across the Rancho Cucamonga area simply having a fire alarm system can only protect your business so far. Here are five benefits to investing in the fire alarm monitoring service at Mijac Alarms. #1 Reduced Response Time A fire can grow from a single flame to a raging inferno in just moments, taking a thriving business to the ground in the blink of an eye. Employees focused on evacuating customers may not be able to alert the fire department in time to save the business.…

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    Home Fire Alarms

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    Lives are being lost everyday due to the cost of fires with old fire alarms. According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 's) fire department survey, showed that in 2009-2013 fires in homes with no smoke alarms caused an average of 940 deaths per year (38% of home fire deaths). An additional 510 people per year were fatally…

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    on your weekend. We have not set the alarm clock and we are not going to ring it for you. We are talking of an alarm of a very different kind – one that is even more important than that your household clock rings. We are about to discuss regarding different types of alarm systems, their functions and importance of having them at your residence. And yes, there will be work for you. You certainly cannot expect to rest easy till you have made your home sufficiently secure. As Picasso said, “Work…

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    Eyewitness testimonies provide crucial evidence in pinpointing the identity of the perpetrator in order to solve a crime, thus the criminal justice system depends upon the accuracy of eyewitness identification to investigate and prosecute criminals. However, eyewitness identification is imperfect and the leading cause of wrongful convictions (Huff, Rattner, & Sagarin, 1996; Scheck, Neufeld, & Dwyer, 2000). One prominent method of eyewitness identification is a line-up procedure during which “A…

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    be concreate or abstract, and is typically articulated in as little as one word, or an expression that bestows common expectations, or recommendations. A concept analysis is completed when a concept requires clarification or definition for the purpose of student nurses, such as inquiry, theory perfecting, or practice (McEwen and Wills, 2007, p. 47-54). Concepts that are pertinent to nursing are grieving after a mastectomy, emotional anguish, and alarm fatigue. “Alarm Fatigue: A Concept Analysis”…

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    Clinical Alarm Procedures

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    you walk into a hospital the main noise you constantly hear are the alarm monitors. The nurses begin to technically not hear the sound anymore. These alarm monitors have become very dangerous for our hospitals. Alarm monitors can put patients safety in bad situations. “Since 1960, hospitals have become progressively noisier over time, leading to a false-alarm environment. When the staff hears alarms constantly going off, they realize a large majority are not emergencies, which leaves them to…

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    Patient Safety Trends

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    pumps, EKGs, ventilators, bed/chair alarms, security alarms and call bells. The purpose of medical-technical equipment is to support nursing care in detecting, prevent, monitor, treat, compensate for injury and disability or alleviate disease (Tunlind, 2015). However the Joint Commission announced their 2014 National Patient Safety Goal on clinical alarm safety due to the increasing amount of injuries and deaths that had occurred from ignoring alarms, turning alarms down…

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    these rankings. This assisted them in factorally merge both the hemispheric styles (left, right) and the recorded Eysenck personality Inventory scores (extravert, introvert), thus forming four basic characteristics. The test took into consideration a range of factors, such as what were referred to as “hits and false alarms” (Thompson & Mueller, 1984, p. 244). Finding the information was valuable. This was found to be useful when considering the covariation in the hit rate and false alarm rate as…

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    Alarm Fatigue Report

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    Alarms alert staff when a patient is experiencing abnormal ranges set by each machine company. A variety of alarms can sound, such as those for blood pressure machines, ventilators, and ECG monitors. In the ICU it is crucial for staff to listen for the alarms to alert them of issues a patient may be experiencing. Often the patient may move causing the alarm to sound excessively. In her article Monitor Alarm Fatigue: An Integrative Review, Maria Cvach, MS, RN, CCRN, (2012) explains “Medical…

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