An analysis of critical incidents relevant to pediatric anesthesia reported to the UK National Reporting and Learning System, 2006-2008.

@article{MacLennan2011AnAO,
  title={An analysis of critical incidents relevant to pediatric anesthesia reported to the UK National Reporting and Learning System, 2006-2008.},
  author={Andrew I MacLennan and Andrew F. Smith},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 8},
  pages={841-7}
}
OBJECTIVES/AIMS We aimed to identify and analyze critical incidents relating to pediatric anesthesia from the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) in England and Wales. BACKGROUND Critical incident reporting plays a key role in learning from problems and so enhancing patient safety. There has been no previous analysis of pediatric anesthetic incidents in the NRLS. METHODS We obtained potentially relevant records from the UK National Patient Safety Agency. Eligible incidents were… CONTINUE READING