publication . Other literature type . 2013

Reducing the incidence of adverse events in anesthesia practice

BELAVIĆ, MATIJA; LONČARIĆ-KATUŠIN, MIRJANA; ŽUNIĆ, JOSIP;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Periodicum biologorum, volume 115, issue 2 (issn: 0031-5362, eissn: 1849-0964, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Croatian Society of Natural Sciences
Abstract
Background and purpose: adverse event during anesthesia is defined as an event that may result in the development of complications and is caused by human error, failure of the apparatus, the selected anesthetic techniques and individual reaction of the patient. Timely detection of adverse events prevents complications and their analysis through the register of the same to the adoption of preventive and remedial measures. Materials and methods:The Department of Anesthesiology in General Hospital Karlovac, in accordance with the accreditation standards of the Republic of Croatia monitors adverse events during anesthesia, the waking up period and the stay on the wa...
Subjects
free text keywords: complication; accreditation; registries; nerve blockade
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