Standards of care in operating theatres

  • F. Grüne
  • T. Ottens
  • M. Klimek


Most clinicians develop “routines”, “protocols”, “standards” or “configurations” for the evaluation and management of diseases they frequently encounter. Especially in anaesthesiology, doctors and nurses are used to working with those standards, dealing with such matters as venous access, spinal anaesthesia and airway management.


Standard Operating Procedure Clinical Pathway Medical Malpractice Statutory Health Insurance Physician Preoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Grüne
    • 1
  • T. Ottens
    • 1
  • M. Klimek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiologyErasmus MCRotterdamThe Netherlands

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