Situation Awareness in Anesthesiology

@article{Gaba1995SituationAI,
  title={Situation Awareness in Anesthesiology},
  author={D. Gaba and S. K. Howard and S. Small},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  year={1995},
  volume={37},
  pages={20 - 31}
}
  • D. Gaba, S. K. Howard, S. Small
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine, Computer Science
  • Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • Situation awareness has primarily been confined to the aviation field. We believe that situation awareness is an equally important characteristic in the complex, dynamic, and risky field of anesthesiology. We describe three aspects of situations of which the decision maker must remain aware: subtle cues, evolving situations, and special knowledge elements. We provide examples of real or simulated anesthesia situations in which situation awareness is clearly involved in the provision of optimal… CONTINUE READING

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