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Studying hospital noise and patient recovery

June 21, 2012

Are hospitals too noisy? According to a June 12 Associated Press article, researchers have concluded that they are not only too noisy, but intensive-care units tend to be the noisiest with decibels equaling that of a shout almost 50 percent of the time. Dr. Jeffrey Ellenbogen, sleep medicine chief at Massachusetts General Hospital, along with […]

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