A simulation design for research evaluating safety innovations in anaesthesia.
Merry AF, Weller JM, Robinson BJ, et al. Anaesthesia. 2008;63:1349-1357.
This study used a simulated operating theater to evaluate anesthesiologists' error rates when faced with distractions during a clinical emergency. The authors advocate for using this research design to evaluate the effect of safety measures.
The impact of trained assistance on error rates in anaesthesia: a simulation-based randomised controlled trial.
Weller JM, Merry AF, Robinson BJ, Warman GR, Janssen A. Anaesthesia. 2009;64:126-130.
Barriers to adverse event and error reporting in anesthesia.
Heard GC, Sanderson PM, Thomas RD. Anesth Analg. 2012;114:604-614.
Multimodal system designed to reduce errors in recording and administration of drugs in anaesthesia: prospective randomised clinical evaluation.
Merry AF, Webster CS, Hannam J, et al. BMJ. 2011;343:d5543.
Quality improvement project to reduce perioperative opioid oversedation events in a paediatric hospital.
Vermaire D, Caruso MC, Lesko A, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:895-902.
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