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Table 4 Alarm characteristics for patients on wireless monitoring

From: Vital sign monitoring with continuous pulse oximetry and wireless clinical notification after surgery (the VIGILANCE pilot study)—a randomized controlled pilot trial

Alarm Characteristics
Decreased SpO2 n (%)
 Applied oxygen or increased FiO2 62 (50.4)
 Roused patient or encouraged deep breathing and coughing 29 (23.6)
 Called physician 3 (2.4)
Tachycardia 29 (23.6)
Total 123