CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 434-436

Flying blind in anesthesia: A safety concern


Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mansoor Aqil
Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, P. O. Box 7805, Riyadh 11472,
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.136650

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We describe two cases of sudden loss of display of all the monitors of Zeus anesthesia work station during operation, which is a major safety concern. Flying blind in anesthesia could be devastating. These cases attempt to highlight the need for greater vigilance by anesthesiologists and have implications for improvement in technology.


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