Critical incident reports concerning anaesthetic equipment: analysis of the UK National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) data from 2006-2008*.

@article{Cassidy2011CriticalIR,
  title={Critical incident reports concerning anaesthetic equipment: analysis of the UK National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) data from 2006-2008*.},
  author={Courtney Cassidy and Andrew F. Smith and J Arnot-Smith},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2011},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={879-88}
}
Anaesthetic equipment plays a central role in anaesthetic practice but brings the potential for malfunction or misuse. We aimed to explore the national picture by reviewing patient safety incidents relating to anaesthetic equipment from the National Reporting and Learning System for England and Wales between 2006 and 2008. We searched the database using the system's own classification and by scrutinising the free text of relevant incidents. There were 1029 relevant incidents. Of these, 410 (39… CONTINUE READING
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