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Adverse events in infants less than 6 months of age after ambulatory surgery and diagnostic imaging requiring anesthesia.

Uffman JC, Kim SS, Quan LN, et al. Adverse events in infants less than 6 months of age after ambulatory surgery and diagnostic imaging requiring anesthesia. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2022;7(4):e574. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000574

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August 10, 2022
Uffman JC, Kim SS, Quan LN, et al. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2022;7(4):e574.

Pediatric patients are highly vulnerable to patient safety events in the hospital. This retrospective study of infants less than 6 months of age admitted for ambulatory surgery found that the recommended 2-hour postoperative monitoring did not affect patient safety.   

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Uffman JC, Kim SS, Quan LN, et al. Adverse events in infants less than 6 months of age after ambulatory surgery and diagnostic imaging requiring anesthesia. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2022;7(4):e574. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000574