Critical incident reporting and analysis system (CIRS) in a neurosurgical department: First experiences and potential value

P. Reissner, S. Kantelhardt, A. Giese, V. Rohde & S. Kantelhardt
Objective: Critical incident monitoring is an important tool for quality improvement and maintenance of high safety standards. It was developed for air-travelling safety and is now widely accepted as a useful quality improvement technique for reducing medical-care related morbidity and mortality. It[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]