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To Sleep Perchance to Dream - Quality in Pediatric Anesthesia

Author: Dr. Conor McDonnell

Where Am I?
We can usually measure how far we have come by how little we have left to go. While directing the M&M program for the Department of Anesthesia & Pain Medicine at SickKids Hospital in Toronto, Canada, I found myself one day with very little to do, in that regard at least. There had been no mortalities or significant morbidities in the previous three reporting quarters, we had a reliable reporting / data collection system, a timely review process and an institution amenable to change when such change was beneficial to patients. So what to do next? [...]