Quality and safety indicators in anesthesia: a systematic review.
Haller G, Stoelwinder J, Myles PS, McNeil J. Anesthesiology. 2009;110:1158-1175.
This review characterizes the various quality indicators used in anesthesia, and assesses the strength of the evidence supporting use of these indicators.
Free full text
Evaluation of critical incidents in general surgery.
Zingg U, Zala-Mezoe E, Kuenzle B, et al. Br J Surg. 2008;95:1420-1425.
The influence of standardisation and task load on team coordination patterns during anaesthesia inductions.
Zala-Mezö E, Wacker J, Künzle B, Brüesch M, Grote G. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:127-130.
Selection of indicators for continuous monitoring of patient safety: recommendations of the project 'safety improvement for patients in Europe.'
Kristensen S, Mainz J, Bartels P. Int J Qual Health Care. 2009;21:169-175.
Implementing a pre-operative checklist to increase patient safety: a 1-year follow-up of personnel attitudes.
Nilsson L, Lindberget O, Gupta A, Vegfors M. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2010;54:176-182.
View all related resources...
Find Related Resources by...
Setting of Care
Quality and Safety Professionals
Approach to Improving Safety
Patient Safety Indicators
Produced for the
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
team of editors
University of California, San Francisco
with guidance from a prominent
. The AHRQ PSNet site was designed and implemented by Silverchair.
Contact AHRQ PSNet
Terms & Conditions
Freedom of Information Act
The White House
USA.gov: U.S. Government Official Web Portal
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality • 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 • Telephone: (301) 427-1364