Patients suffer injury as a result of anaesthetic mistakes and errors, including equipment errors, drug dosage errors, human errors or medical staff not following established protocol.

Some examples of negligence by an anaesthesiologist include:

  • Administering the wrong type of dose of anesthesia
  • Administering anesthesia too late
  • Failing to put a patient under anesthesia
  • Failing to properly manage the administration of medications and fluids
  • Intubation mistakes and errors
  • Patient Monitoring errors
  • Contaminated anaesthesia drugs or anaesthetic delivery equipment