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The role of the anesthesiologist in perioperative patient safety.

Wacker J, Staender S. The role of the anesthesiologist in perioperative patient safety. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27(6)(6):649-656. doi:10.1097/ACO.0000000000000124.

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October 8, 2014
Wacker J, Staender S. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27(6):649-656.

Although the anesthesiology field has long been involved in the patient safety movement, errors continue to occur within the specialty. This review summarizes the evidence for strategies to enhance the safety of anesthesia in perioperative care, such as preventing infections and adopting checklists.

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Wacker J, Staender S. The role of the anesthesiologist in perioperative patient safety. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27(6)(6):649-656. doi:10.1097/ACO.0000000000000124.