Surveillance of unplanned return to the operating theatre in neurosurgery combined with a mortality--morbidity conference: results of a pilot survey.

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BACKGROUND Unplanned return to the operating theatre (UROT) is a useful trigger tool that could be used to identify surgical adverse events (SAEs). The present study describes the feasibility of SAE surveillance in neurosurgical patients, based on UROT identification, completed with SAE analysis at a morbidity-mortality conference (MMC) meeting. METHOD… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000355

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@article{Marini2012SurveillanceOU, title={Surveillance of unplanned return to the operating theatre in neurosurgery combined with a mortality--morbidity conference: results of a pilot survey.}, author={H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Marini and V{\'e}ronique Merle and St{\'e}phane Derrey and Christine Lebaron and Val{\'e}rie Josset and Olivier Langlois and Marie Gilles Baray and No{\"{e}lle Barbier Frebourg and François Proust and Pierre Czernichow}, journal={BMJ quality & safety}, year={2012}, volume={21 5}, pages={432-8} }