Drug errors in obstetric anaesthesia: a national survey.

@article{Yentis2003DrugEI,
  title={Drug errors in obstetric anaesthesia: a national survey.},
  author={Steve M Yentis and K. Randall},
  journal={International journal of obstetric anesthesia},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={246-9}
}
We conducted a postal survey of lead obstetric anaesthetists in all consultant-led maternity units in the UK about drug errors and the measures taken to reduce or prevent them. Of the 179 out of 240 (75%) who responded, 70 (39%) knew of at least one drug error in their unit during the last year, with 28 of them (40%) experiencing more than one. Of the most… CONTINUE READING