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Distractions in the anesthesia work environment: impact on patient safety? Report of a meeting sponsored by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.

van Pelt M; Weinger MB.

Distractions and interruptions are prevalent in health care delivery. This conference report reviews types of distractions in anesthesiology, their likelihood to introduce significant risks into care processes, and strategies to help manage distractions.