Risk Assessment in the Anaesthesia Process

In medical setting, risk can be defined using the ISO 12000-1 and the OSHAS 18001 standards. So, risk is defined as a measure of threat expressed in terms of the occurrence of an adverse event (i.e. its probability and its frequency) and a measure of its effects or its consequences. In anaesthesia, three criteria are commonly used to describe risk: the… CONTINUE READING