Beyond monitoring: distributed situation awareness in anaesthesia.

  title={Beyond monitoring: distributed situation awareness in anaesthesia.},
  author={Evie Fioratou and Rhona Flin and R. Glavin and Rona Patey},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  volume={105 1},
Situation awareness (SA) is one of the essential non-technical skills for effective and safe practice in high-risk industries, such as healthcare; yet, there is limited research of its significance in anaesthetic practice. In this paper, we review this scant research that focuses on SA as patient monitoring alone and advocate for a more comprehensive view… CONTINUE READING