The anaesthesia critical incident reporting system: an experience based database.

@article{Staender1997TheAC,
  title={The anaesthesia critical incident reporting system: an experience based database.},
  author={Sven Staender and Jean Davies and Brigitte Helmreich and Bryan Sexton and Markus Kaufmann},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={1997},
  volume={47 1-2},
  pages={87-90}
}
To date there have been fewer than a dozen studies on the nature of, and contributory factors in, critical incidents (CI) in anaesthesia. The first of these, by Cooper and colleagues, showed that the vast majority of their CI involved human error [1]. Most recently, the on-going Australian Incident Monitoring Study (AIMS), with now more than 2000 reports… CONTINUE READING