Posts Tagged ‘operating room’

Checklists for Management of Acute Surgical Crises

Posted by • January 16th, 2013

A 65-year-old man is undergoing a right knee replacement operation at a major U.S. hospital. The orthopedic surgeon has successfully inserted the hardware and is getting ready to close up the incision. Everything is going well until suddenly, the patient’s pulse jumps to 150 beats per minute and his blood pressure is no longer detectable… Read More…