Crisis Management in Anesthesiology

Crisis Management in Anesthesiology

By David M. Gaba, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology Service, Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA; Kevin J. Fish, MSc, MB, ChB, FRCA, FRCP(C), Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology Service, Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Cetner, Palo Alto, CA; and Steven K. Howard, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology Service, Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA


SECTION I BASIC PRINCIPLES of CRISIS MANAGEMENT in ANESTHESIOLOGY: The Story of Dynamic Decision Making and Crisis Management in Anesthesiology. Principles of Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management SECTION II CATALOG of CRITICAL EVENTS in ANESTHESIOLOGY: Generic Events. Cardiovascular Events. Pulmonary Events. Metabolic Events. Neurologic Events. Eequipment Events. Cardiac Anesthesia Events. Obstetric Events. Pediatric Events Index