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Chapter 6. Human Factors and Airway Management

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The inquest following the death of Elaine Bromiley concluded that:

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A. the anesthesia practitioner was grossly incompetent and should be sued for inability to intubate the patient.

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B. the nursing staff were grossly incompetent and should be fired for failing to sound the alarm.

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C. the surgeon was the best person to attempt intubation after the two anesthesia practitioners tried and failed to intubate.

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D. clearly the patient would have lived if teamwork had been better.

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E. the team “lost control” and failed to follow established guidelines for the failed airway.

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(E) The inquest following the death of Elaine Bromiley concluded that the anesthesia team “lost control” and failed to follow established guidelines for the failed airway.

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Major categories in crisis resource management strategies include:

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A. leadership, communication, resource utilization, situational awareness

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B. hierarchy, obedience, implicit coordination, explicit coordination

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C. shared mental model, team dexterity, fixation error, communication

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D. focus, vigilance, deliberation, communication, cross monitoring

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E. none of the above

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(A) Major areas in Crisis Resource Management Strategies include leadership, communication, resource utilization, and situational awareness.

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Which of the following is true?

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A. Experienced teams need more explicit coordination; whereas inexperienced teams need more implicit coordination

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B. The “Semmelweis reflex” refers to the ability of people to learn new skills, but only once the rationale is properly explained

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C. The Dunning—Kruger effect is the effect of a medical error on subsequent team performance

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D. The three Ds of a disaster survival arc are: denial, deliberation, decision

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E. The H.A.L.T. mnemonic means that you perform better if the team has Hierarchy; Aptitude; Lots of resources; and Training

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(D) The only true statement in crisis resource management is the three Ds of a disaster survival are: denial, deliberation, decision.

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