Key messages

• Constant exposure to noise causes irritation, cardiovascular changes, and altered sleeping patterns.

• Unexpected high-level noise (about 60 dB(A) in the intensive care unit (ICU)), such as alarms (approximately 80dB(A)), provokes an orienting reflex and a startle response. This may contribute to the ICU syndrome of ICU patients.

• Irritation due to noise influences the performance of personnel, and chronic exposure to noise may have health consequences for staff.

Healthy Fat Loss For A Longer Life

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