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International advocacy for education and safety.
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PMID:  22967153     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Surgical safety has emerged as a significant global public health concern with reported mortality rates varying tremendously between developing and industrialized countries. This manuscript reviews some of the challenges encountered in providing safe anesthesia care in the humanitarian space; identifies the difficulties with providing high-quality education in developing countries; and describes how audits and quality improvement databases enhance our understanding of the nature and causes of harm to patients to inform the development of strategies for improvement.
Authors:
Kelly A McQueen; Shobha Malviya; Zipporah N Gathuya; Donald C Tyler; Andrew Davidson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric anaesthesia     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1460-9592     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Anaesth     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206575     Medline TA:  Paediatr Anaesth     Country:  France    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  962-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Affiliation:
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA.
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