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Clinical Concepts and Commentary  |   June 2017
Operating Room Crisis Checklists and Emergency Manuals
Author Notes
  • From the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (D.L.H., A.F.A., A.M.B.); Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts (D.L.H., A.M.B.); Ariadne Labs, Boston, Massachusetts (D.L.H., W.R.B.); University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (A.F.A.); Penn Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation (CPORT), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (A.F.A.); Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (J.B.C.); Center for Medical Simulation, Cambridge, Massachusetts (J.B.C.); Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford,California (S.N.G.-F., D.M.G.); Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts (W.R.B., A.M.B.); and Boeing Aircraft, Seattle, Washington (D.J.B.).
  • Figures 1 and 2 were enhanced by Annemarie B. Johnson, C.M.I., Medical Illustrator, Vivo Visuals, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    Figures 1 and 2 were enhanced by Annemarie B. Johnson, C.M.I., Medical Illustrator, Vivo Visuals, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.×
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  • Submitted for publication July 13, 2016. Accepted for publication March 23, 2017.
    Submitted for publication July 13, 2016. Accepted for publication March 23, 2017.×
  • Acknowledgments: The authors thank Lizzie Edmondson, B.A., Senior Project Manager, Safe Surgery 2015, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, for her help with surgical safety and crisis checklists. The authors also thank Steven K. Howard, M.D., Professor of Anesthesia, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, for sharing the history of patient safety efforts of the Stanford Anesthesia group.
    Acknowledgments: The authors thank Lizzie Edmondson, B.A., Senior Project Manager, Safe Surgery 2015, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, for her help with surgical safety and crisis checklists. The authors also thank Steven K. Howard, M.D., Professor of Anesthesia, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, for sharing the history of patient safety efforts of the Stanford Anesthesia group.×
  • Research Support: Support was provided solely from institutional and/or departmental sources.
    Research Support: Support was provided solely from institutional and/or departmental sources.×
  • Competing Interests: The authors declare no competing interests.
    Competing Interests: The authors declare no competing interests.×
  • Correspondence: Address correspondence to Dr. Hepner: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115. dhepner@bwh.harvard.edu Information on purchasing reprints may be found at www.anesthesiology.org or on the masthead page at the beginning of this issue. Anesthesiology’s articles are made freely accessible to all readers, for personal use only, 6 months from the cover date of the issue.
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Clinical Concepts and Commentary
Clinical Concepts and Commentary   |   June 2017
Operating Room Crisis Checklists and Emergency Manuals
Anesthesiology Newly Published on June 15, 2017. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001731
Anesthesiology Newly Published on June 15, 2017. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001731
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