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Trends in anesthesia-related liability and lessons learned.

Mora JC, Kaye AD, Romankowski ML, et al. Trends in Anesthesia-Related Liability and Lessons Learned. Advances in anesthesia. 2018;36(1):231-249. doi:10.1016/j.aan.2018.07.009.

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March 6, 2019
Mora JC, Kaye AD, Romankowski ML, et al. Advances in anesthesia. 2018;36:231-249.

Closed claim analysis can identify care problems and inform improvement strategies. This review examined closed claims for anesthesia and identified types of injuries experienced by patients receiving anesthesia. Situational awareness, distractions, equipment problems, and pain medicine complications contributed to anesthesia malpractice claims.

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Mora JC, Kaye AD, Romankowski ML, et al. Trends in Anesthesia-Related Liability and Lessons Learned. Advances in anesthesia. 2018;36(1):231-249. doi:10.1016/j.aan.2018.07.009.