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Go/no-go decision in anaesthesia: wide variation in risk tolerance amongst anaesthetists

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Background: The variability in risk tolerance in medicine is not well understood. Parallels are often drawn between aviation and anaesthesia. The aviation industry is perceived as culturally risk averse, and part of preflight checks involves a decision on whether the flight can operate. This is sometimes termed a go/no-go decision. This questionnaire study was undertaken to explore the equivalent go/no-go decision in anaesthesia. We presented anaesthetists with a range of situations in which ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/bja/aew444

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Anaesthesia Journal website
Volume:
118
Issue:
5
Pages:
740-746
Publication date:
2017-05-15
Acceptance date:
2016-12-20
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EISSN:
1471-6771
ISSN:
0007-0912
Source identifiers:
695653
Language:
English
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pubs:695653
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uuid:2f144b90-140b-473d-91a3-a001b757f6de
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pubs:695653
Deposit date:
2017-06-02

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