Thanoo Hintong

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OBJECTIVES To analyze the problem of drug error related to anesthesia in Thailand including nature, contributing factors and preventive strategies. MATERIAL AND METHOD We prospectively recorded anesthesia-related drug error incidents for 18 months in 20 studied hospitals in Thailand. Types of errors and their outcomes were recorded. All data were analyzed(More)
BACKGROUND The study was part of the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study), a multi-centered study conducted by the Royal College of Anesthesiologists of Thailand, aiming to survey anesthetic related complications in Thailand. OBJECTIVE Identify the incidence and factors related to perioperative death in geriatric patients. MATERIAL AND METHOD(More)
BACKGROUND The Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study) is the first national study of anesthesia outcomes during anesthesia practice in Thailand. The authors extracted data of 25,098 pediatric cases from THAI Study. OBJECTIVE To report patient, surgical, and anesthetic profiles in order to determine the incidences of adverse events and their related(More)
BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE Since anesthesia, unlike medical or surgical specialties, does not constitute treatment, The Royal College of Anesthesiologists of Thailand host the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study) of anesthetic outcomes to determine factors related to anesthesia related adverse events. MATERIAL AND METHOD A prospective descriptive(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence, risk factors, signs, symptoms and management of perioperative allergic reactions in the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study). MATERIAL AND METHOD Between February 1, 2003, and January 31, 2004, a descriptive, prospective, multicenter study was conducted in 20 hospitals across Thailand. All patients receiving(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to analyze intraoperative awareness using database of Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study) with regard to frequency, contributing factors, preventive and corrective strategies. MATERIAL AND METHOD Details of intraoperative recall of awareness were recorded prospectively by attending anesthesiologists or nurse(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal complications related to anesthesia are low in comparison with the results from obstetric factors in developing countries. The purposes of the present study were to determine the incidence of maternal mortality related to anesthesia, to analyze the causes and to suggest measures to improve anesthetic safety for the parturients. (More)
BACKGROUND The present study was a part of the multi-centered study of model of Anesthesia related adverse events in Thailand by incident report. (The Thai Anesthesia Incident Monitoring Study or Thai AIMS). The objective of the present study was to identify and analyze anesthesia incident in geriatric patients in order to find out the frequency(More)
BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE The present study is a part of the Multicentered Study of Model of Anesthesia related Adverse Events in Thailand by Incident Report (The Thai Anesthesia Incident Monitoring Study or Thai AIMS). The objective of the present study was to determine the frequency distribution, outcomes, contributory factors, and factors minimizing(More)
Of 163,403 recorded cases of anesthesia in the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study), transfusion errors occurred thrice. Case #1: a 68-year-old male, blood group A, undergoing hepatectomy, received two units of PRC and four units of FFP (all units were group A), but two of the FFP units were given to the wrong patient because the caregiver did not(More)