The Australian Incident Monitoring Study. Problems before induction of anaesthesia: an analysis of 2000 incident reports.

@article{Ludbrook1993TheAI,
  title={The Australian Incident Monitoring Study. Problems before induction of anaesthesia: an analysis of 2000 incident reports.},
  author={Guy L. Ludbrook and Robin Webb and Maryke A. Fox and Rose Singleton},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={593-5}
}
The first 2000 incidents reported to the Australian Incident Monitoring study (AIMS) were examined to identify those incidents which occurred preoperatively (defined as occurring prior to the commencement of general or regional anaesthesia). The 35 incidents, representing 1.7% of the total, which occurred in this time period were analysed with a view to identifying areas in which current practice could be improved. Almost all incidents led to significant delays in operating lists, and 9… CONTINUE READING