K L Posner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variation in expert opinion in medical malpractice review
    K L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 85:1049-54. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Resident training level and quality of anesthesia care in a university hospital
    Karen L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6540, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:437-42, table of contents. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Unexpected cardiac arrest among children during surgery, a North American registry to elucidate the incidence and causes of anesthesia related cardiac arrest
    K L Posner
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:252-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in quality of anesthesia care associated with changing staffing patterns, productivity, and concurrency of case supervision in a teaching hospital
    K L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:839-47. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Adverse cardiac outcomes after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    K L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesth Analg 89:553-60. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Airway injury during anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    K B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:1703-11. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Nerve injury associated with anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    F W Cheney
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:1062-9. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse respiratory events infrequently leading to malpractice suits. A closed claims analysis
    F W Cheney
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
    Anesthesiology 75:932-9. 1991
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy and safety of ondansetron, droperidol, and metoclopramide for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting: a meta-analysis
    K B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Anesth Analg 88:1370-9. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective reduction of neuromuscular-blocking drug expenditures
    P R Freund
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 87:1044-9. 1997

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Variation in expert opinion in medical malpractice review
    K L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 85:1049-54. 1996
    ..Although sources of bias that might hinder the objectivity of expert witnesses have been identified, the effect of the implicit nature of expert review has not been firmly established...
  2. ncbi request reprint Resident training level and quality of anesthesia care in a university hospital
    Karen L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6540, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:437-42, table of contents. 2004
    ..IMPLICATIONS: Appropriate supervision of anesthesia residents helps to ensure patient safety. Anesthesia management problems are most common during the CA2 yr and result in higher costs for the institution...
  3. ncbi request reprint Unexpected cardiac arrest among children during surgery, a North American registry to elucidate the incidence and causes of anesthesia related cardiac arrest
    K L Posner
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:252-7. 2002
    ..This report provides a brief historical account of the development of the Pediatric Peri-Operative Cardiac Arrest (POCA) Registry and elaborates on the methodology including strengths, weaknesses, and practical implementation issues...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in quality of anesthesia care associated with changing staffing patterns, productivity, and concurrency of case supervision in a teaching hospital
    K L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:839-47. 1999
    ..The authors used continuous quality improvement (CQI) program data to investigate trends in quality of anesthesia care associated with changing staffing patterns in a university hospital...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adverse cardiac outcomes after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    K L Posner
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesth Analg 89:553-60. 1999
    ..This investigation did not control for CAD severity, medical management, or comorbidities. Study of these factors is needed before the clinical implications of PTCA for noncardiac surgical risk can be completely assessed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Airway injury during anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    K B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:1703-11. 1999
    ..To identify recurrent patterns of injury, the authors analyzed claims for airway injury in the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Closed Claims Project database...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nerve injury associated with anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    F W Cheney
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:1062-9. 1999
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  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse respiratory events infrequently leading to malpractice suits. A closed claims analysis
    F W Cheney
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
    Anesthesiology 75:932-9. 1991
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  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy and safety of ondansetron, droperidol, and metoclopramide for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting: a meta-analysis
    K B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Anesth Analg 88:1370-9. 1999
    ..87; P = 0.45). The overall risk of adverse effects was not different among drug combinations. We conclude that ondansetron and droperidol are more effective than metoclopramide in reducing postoperative vomiting...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective reduction of neuromuscular-blocking drug expenditures
    P R Freund
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 87:1044-9. 1997
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in anesthesia-related death and brain damage: A closed claims analysis
    Frederick W Cheney
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:1081-6. 2006
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Complications associated with eye blocks and peripheral nerve blocks: an american society of anesthesiologists closed claims analysis
    Lorri A Lee
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 33:416-22. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Liability associated with obstetric anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    Joanna M Davies
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:131-9. 2009
    ..As the liability profile may have changed over the past two decades, the authors reviewed recent obstetric claims in the American Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims database...
  14. doi request reprint Malpractice claims associated with medication management for chronic pain
    Dermot R Fitzgibbon
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:948-56. 2010
    ..Prompted by an increase in the role of medication management in anesthesia chronic pain liability, we investigated the characteristics of malpractice claims collected from 2005 to 2008...
  15. doi request reprint The Hunsaker Mon-Jet tube with jet ventilation is effective for microlaryngeal surgery
    Joanna M Davies
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Box 356540, Seattle, WA 98195 6540, USA
    Can J Anaesth 56:284-90. 2009
    ..However, limited data exists regarding the efficacy of this device in a large patient series. The aim of this cohort study was to explore the spectrum of patients and procedures for which this technique could be used...
  16. doi request reprint Liability related to peripheral venous and arterial catheterization: a closed claims analysis
    Sanjay M Bhananker
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:124-9. 2009
    ..To assess liability associated with these peripheral vascular catheters for anesthesiologists, we reviewed claims in the American Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims database...
  17. doi request reprint Anesthesia-related cardiac arrest in children with heart disease: data from the Pediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest (POCA) registry
    Chandra Ramamoorthy
    Department of Anesthesiology, S tanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1376-82. 2010
    ..From 1994 to 2005, the Pediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest Registry collected data on 373 anesthesia-related cardiac arrests (CAs) in children, 34% of whom had congenital or acquired heart disease (HD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint The American Society of Anesthesiologists Postoperative Visual Loss Registry: analysis of 93 spine surgery cases with postoperative visual loss
    Lorri A Lee
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurological Surgery Adjunct, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:652-9; quiz 867-8. 2006
    ..Postoperative visual loss after prone spine surgery is increasingly reported in association with ischemic optic neuropathy, but its etiology is unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint Injury and liability associated with monitored anesthesia care: a closed claims analysis
    Sanjay M Bhananker
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 104:228-34. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Sustained increases in productivity with maintenance of quality in an academic anesthesia practice
    Peter R Freund
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356540, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:1104-8, table of contents. 2003
    ..Future management must be directed toward reductions in operational inefficiencies and human error...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain management: American Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims Project
    Dermot R Fitzgibbon
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:98-105. 2004
    ..The practice of chronic pain management has grown steadily in recent years. The purpose of this study was to identify and describe issues and trends in liability related to chronic pain management by anesthesiologists...
  22. ncbi request reprint Injuries and liability related to central vascular catheters: a closed claims analysis
    Karen B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:1411-8. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Injuries associated with regional anesthesia in the 1980s and 1990s: a closed claims analysis
    Lorri A Lee
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:143-52. 2004
    ..Because obstetrics represents a unique subset of patients, claims with neuraxial blockade were divided into obstetric and nonobstetric groups for comparison...
  24. doi request reprint Psychological impact of unexpected explicit recall of events occurring during surgery performed under sedation, regional anaesthesia, and general anaesthesia: data from the Anesthesia Awareness Registry
    C D Kent
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 356540, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 6540, USA
    Br J Anaesth 110:381-7. 2013
    ..This study investigated the psychological sequelae of unexpected explicit recall of events during sedation/RA that was reported to the Anesthesia Awareness Registry...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adverse anesthetic outcomes arising from gas delivery equipment: a closed claims analysis
    R A Caplan
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine and the Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle 98111 0900, USA
    Anesthesiology 87:741-8. 1997
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Awareness during anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    K B Domino
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, and the Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:1053-61. 1999
    ..We performed an in-depth analysis of cases from the database of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims Project to explore the contribution of intraoperative awareness to professional liability in anesthesia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Closed claims review of anesthesia for procedures outside the operating room
    Reinette Robbertze
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6540, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 19:436-42. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Anesthesia-related cardiac arrest in children: update from the Pediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest Registry
    Sanjay M Bhananker
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:344-50. 2007
    ..Changes in pediatric anesthesia practice may have altered the causes of cardiac arrest in anesthetized children...
  29. ncbi request reprint An update on pediatric anesthesia liability: a closed claims analysis
    Nathalia Jimenez
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6540, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:147-53. 2007
    ..Advances in pediatric anesthesia practice have occurred in the 1980s and 1990s and may be reflected in liability trends...
  30. doi request reprint The risk and safety of anesthesia at remote locations: the US closed claims analysis
    Julia Metzner
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6540, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:502-8. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the clinical variables associated with recrudescence after malignant hyperthermia reactions
    James M Burkman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Anesthesiology 106:901-6; quiz 1077-8. 2007
    ..Some patients develop recrudescence after a malignant hyperthermia (MH) reaction, but it is not clear which patients are at risk. The authors analyzed clinical variables associated with recrudescence after a clinical MH episode...
  32. ncbi request reprint Management of the difficult airway: a closed claims analysis
    Gene N Peterson
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:33-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the patterns of liability associated with malpractice claims arising from management of the difficult airway...
  33. ncbi request reprint The American College of Surgeons' closed claims study: new insights for improving care
    F Dean Griffen
    Committee on Patient Safety and Professional Liability, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:561-9. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine problematic aspects of surgical care, including care provided by surgeons before, during, after, and instead of surgery, that negatively affect patient safety...
  34. doi request reprint Violations of behavioral practices revealed in closed claims reviews
    F Dean Griffen
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Ann Surg 248:468-74. 2008
    ..Closed claims against general surgeons were reviewed, seeking insights into the effects of surgeons' deficient behavioral practices on outcomes. Research and educational strategies based on findings may reduce errors and improve care...