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Journal Article
Review

Quality and safety in pediatric anesthesia: how can guidelines, checklists, and initiatives improve the outcome?

Hagerman NS, Varughese AM, Kurth D. Current opinion in anaesthesiology. 2014;27:323-9.

Cognitive aids have been implemented as decision support tools in complex situations. This review highlights how checklists can help reduce catheter-associated infections, improve reliability of handoffs, and increase adherence to best practices in pediatric anesthesia.