Checklists of The Colombian Society of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation (S.C.A.R.E.) for managing critical events in the OR: Translation and evidence-based update

  • David L. Hepner a. Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Weiner Center for Preoperative Evaluation, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. b. Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States.
  • Jorge Rúbio a. Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Salud SURA, Medellin, Colombia. b. School of Medicine, CES University, Medellín, Colombia. c. Ambulatory Anesthesia Committee, S.C.A.R.E., Medellín, Colombia.
  • Mauricio Vasco-Ramírez a. Scholarship in Medical Simulation, STRATUS, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, United States. b. Director of the Simulation Center, CES University, Medellín, Colombia. c. Chairman of the Committee of Obstetric Anaesthesia, World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesia (WFSA), C.L.A.S.A, S.C.A.R.E., Colombia.
  • David A. Rincón-Valenzuela Unit of Anesthesiology and Clinical Research Institute, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Joaquín O. Ruiz-Villa Graduate Program on Anesthesiology and Resuscitation, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Juan C. Amaya-Restrepo Undergraduate in Medicine, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Carlos F. Grillo-Ardila a. Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. b. Cochrane Editorial Group Coordinator, Bogotá, Colombia.
Keywords: Anaphylaxis, Operating rooms, Intraoperative period, Heart arrest, Bradycardia

Abstract

Introduction:

Critical intraoperative events are rare and may sometimes be managed poorly and too late.

Objective:

To translate and update the checklists developed by Ariadne Labs for management of critical events in the OR and to adapt the list for managing anesthetic toxicity, based on secondary clinical evidence.

Materials and methods:

In order to translate and update the checklists, the recommendations given by Ariadne Labs were followed to change the original checklists in accordance with a systematic methodology that comprises three phases: 1) translation of the original lists, 2) systematic literature search, 3) evaluation and selection of evidence, 4) adaptation of the list for managing anesthetic toxicity, 5) changes, deletions, and additions to the translated lists, and 6) layout of the checklists.

Results:

The 12 original checklists were translated into Spanish and a new list was adapted for managing toxicity from local anesthetic agents. As a result of the systematic literature search, 1407 references were screened, from which 7 articles were selected and included for evidence-based updating of the new checklists. The layout of the new lists was consistent with the design recommendations of the original lists.

Conclusion:

12 translated and updated checklists were submitted and a new list was adapted for the management of local anesthetics toxicity, based on a systematic literature review.

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Financiación Este estudio fue financiado por la Sociedad Colombiana de Anestesiología y Reanimación (S.C.A.R.E.) y ejecutado por la el Instituto de Investigaciones Clínicas en asociación con el Grupo Revisor STI Cochrane de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
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Hepner DL, Rúbio J, Vasco-Ramírez M, Rincón-Valenzuela DA, Ruiz-Villa JO, Amaya-Restrepo JC, Grillo-Ardila CF. Checklists of The Colombian Society of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation (S.C.A.R.E.) for managing critical events in the OR: Translation and evidence-based update. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2017Jul.1 [cited 2022Aug.14];45(3):182–199. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/639

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Hepner DL, Rúbio J, Vasco-Ramírez M, Rincón-Valenzuela DA, Ruiz-Villa JO, Amaya-Restrepo JC, Grillo-Ardila CF. Checklists of The Colombian Society of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation (S.C.A.R.E.) for managing critical events in the OR: Translation and evidence-based update. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2017Jul.1 [cited 2022Aug.14];45(3):182–199. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/639
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