The concept of patient safety is more of a presence in modern day medicine than ever before. All measures and processes aiming at preempting and preventing critical incidents and accidents in patient care are collectively grouped under this concept. With the Declaration of Helsinki in 2010 modern anesthesiology has undertaken a fundamental role in the clinical implementation and perioperative clinicians are confronted with a multitude of theories, models, methods and tools targeted at improving or facilitating optimized patient safety. One of the biggest challenges lies in their synergistic combination to create a functioning concept for perioperative risk management while also incorporating individual strengths and weaknesses. The aim of the present paper is to provide a structured overview of the various components presently available for increasing perioperative patient safety.
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