Publications and resources

Resources

Blue dyes used perioperatively – poster
Fellows at the Royal Brisbane Hospital in Queensland have developed a one page reference poster on blue dyes used perioperatively. The aim of the poster is to prevent errors relating to the incorrect administration of blue dyes. The poster can be accessed here
 

Stop before you block

“Stop Before You Block” (SB4YB) is an initiative that started at Nottingham University Hospital in 2010 following a series of inadvertent wrong-sided nerve blocks. Following are some resources for anaesthesia departments to use in in the operating theatre and for educational purposes.


Publications

Safety of Anaesthesia (Mortality) report

ANZCA publishes triennial reports on anaesthesia-related mortality in Australia and New Zealand. They can be found here.

 

ANZCA Bulletin - safety and quality articles

Direct links are provided below to articles of interest in the quality and safety section of recent editions of the ANZCA Bulletin.
 

 

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