Who Nose Where the Airway Is?
Lee CR. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. October 2009.
Following surgery for peripheral vascular disease, a patient otherwise ready for discharge complains of liquid shooting from his nose. The surgeons make the patient NPO and order a consultation from an otolaryngologist, who discovers the nasopharyngeal airway still lodged in the patient's nasal cavity.
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Failed spinal anaesthesia: mechanisms, management, and prevention.
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Beyond the count: preventing the retention of foreign objects.
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Vial Mistakes Involving Heparin.
Vanderveen T. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2009.
Litigation related to drug errors in anaesthesia: an analysis of claims against the NHS in England 1995-2007.
Cranshaw J, Gupta KJ, Cook TM. Anaesthesia. 2009;64:1317-1323.
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