Journal Article
Commentary

The bare minimum: the reality of global anaesthesia and patient safety.

McQueen K; Coonan T; Ottaway A; Hendel S; Bagutifils PR; Froese A; Neighbor R; Perndt H.

Low- and middle-income countries face unique barriers to safe care delivery. This commentary reviews existing practice guidelines for providing safe anesthesia during surgery and recommends a baseline expectation of achievable patient safety in resource-challenged environments.