A nationwide system to collect adverse events from anesthesiaA guest column by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, exclusive to KevinMD.com. Anesthesiologists have been at the forefront of the patient safety movement. Over the past 25 years, anesthesia-related deaths have declined from two deaths per 10,000 anesthetics administered to one death per 200,000 to 300,000 anesthetics administered, due to improvements in patient safety and innovative research ...

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