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Journal Article
Review

Adverse Events in Anesthesia: An Integrative Review.

Lemos C de S, Poveda V de B. J Perianesth Nurs. 2019;34:978-998.

This integrative review examined the factors contributing to perioperative adverse events resulting from anesthesia. Researchers found that both active errors, such as medication errors or inattention, and latent errors, such as communication failures, contributed to adverse events.