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APSF endorsed statement on revising recommendations for patient monitoring during anesthesia.

The APSF Committee on Technology. APSF Newsletter. 2022;37(1):7–8.

May 4, 2022

The APSF Committee on Technology. APSF Newsletter2022;37(1):7–8.

Variation across standards and processes can result in misunderstandings that disrupt care safety. This guidance applied expert consensus to examine existing anesthesia monitoring standards worldwide. Recommendations are provided for organizations and providers to guide anesthesia practice in a variety of environments to address patient safety issues including accidental patient awareness during surgery.