Knowledge-based errors in anesthesia: a paired, controlled trial of learning and retention.

@article{GoldhaberFiebert2009KnowledgebasedEI,
  title={Knowledge-based errors in anesthesia: a paired, controlled trial of learning and retention.},
  author={Sara N Goldhaber-Fiebert and Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert and Carl E. Rosow},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={2009},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={35-45}
}
PURPOSE Optimizing patient safety by improving the training of physicians is a major challenge of medical education. In this pilot study, we hypothesized that a brief lecture, targeted to rare but potentially dangerous situations, could improve anesthesia practitioners' knowledge levels with significant retention of learning at six months. METHODS In this paired controlled trial, anesthesia residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital took the same 14-question multiple… CONTINUE READING

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