Helsinki Declaration for Patient Safety which was launched in 2010.
European Safety Recommendation
- newly published recommendations February 2016 - see below
Vice-Chair: Guttorm Brattebo (Norway)
This standing committee covers aspects of patient safety related to the work of Anaesthesiologists including:
- Safe medication practices
- Safe airway management
- Equipment safety
- Minimum standards for monitoring
- Safe delivery of anaesthesia
- Regional Anaesthesia
European Patient Safety Recommendations
- Published EBA Guidelines and Recommendations
- Minimum monitoring recommendation - download
- Safe Medication Practice Recommendation 2011- download
- Quality and safety Guideline for Postanaethesia Care - download
- Safe Anaesthesia Guideline - download
- Recommendation on routine use of Capnography - download
- Preoperative Anaemia recommendation - download
EBA’s Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety
The EBA UEMS launched the Helsinki declaration on Patient Safety in May 2010 during the Euroanaesthesia Congress held in Helsinki that year.
Helsinki Declaration PS (2010): Download here
Albanian Translation - Download here
Greek Translation - Download here
Lithuanian Translation - Download here
Macedonian Translation - Download here
Slovenian Translation - Download here
If you want to ask about translating the Helsinki Declaration into your native language or another language not listed here please contact us here - firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO Safe Surgery Checklist
- Better communication between the team members
- Focuses the team on identifying the correct patient and the correct surgical site
- Highlights the particular problems of the patient undergoing the procedure
- Makes the team aware of safety issues related to sterility, timely antibiotic prophylaxis, patient’s allergies, equipment availability and use.
For more information on the WHO Safe Surgery Checklist click here
What is Patient Safety ?
Patient Safety is an activity to mitigate preventable patient harm that may occur during the delivery of medical care. This includes following International and European recommendations, staff education and promotion of safe clinical practices, infection control measure, and mail use of reporting for learning systems.