Description of practices and complications in the French centres that participated to APRICOT: A secondary analysis

Publication date: Available online 11 June 2019Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Souhayl Dahmani, Anne Laffargue, Christophe Dadure, Francis Veyckemans, The French Apricot Trial GroupAbstractIntroduction: Analysing national patients’ profile and organisation of human resources are important for improving the perioperative quality of care. The aim of the current study was to achieve these goals using the French data from the APRICOT study.Material and Methods: Data from the French centres that participated to the APRICOT study were extracted and analysed. The primary goal of the study was to describe patients’ characteristics, procedures and perioperative anaesthetic management in France and compare them to the results of the European APRICOT trial. Secondary outcomes were the description of major perioperative complications and the determination of human resources organisation possibly associated with these perioperative complications.Results: Overall 3535 procedures collected in 20 facilities (17 teaching hospitals, one community hospital and two private institutions) were analysed. Comparison between the French and European APRICOT cohorts found differences related to the more specialised French centres participating to the study. Overall complications (respiratory complications, haemodynamic instability, cardiac arrest, drug errors, and anaphylactic reactions) were observed in 6.4 % [95% CI: 5.6; 6.3] of cases. Multivariate analysis...
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

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