Advertisement

 

 

Unanticipated Events Common in the Operating Room

Advertisement

Unanticipated events appear to be common in the operating room, according to an investigation of high-acuity surgeries. Deviations occurred an average of every 79.4 minutes in the study. These deviations often resulted from poor organizational and environmental design and suboptimal OR team dynamic.

Abstract: Annals of Surgery, August 2012.

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

one × 2 =

[ HIDE/SHOW ]