Collaborating Hospitals' Audit of Surgical Mortality (CHASM)

Reports & Publications


CHASM Casebooks

CHASM Casebook 2014

This casebook presents 16 selected cases and includes a commentary, Anticoagulations and surgery for learning.

CHASM Casebooks

CHASM Casebook 2013

This case book presents the summaries and learnings of 11 audited cases and includes a commentary on the recognition and management of postoperative complications in patients who have undergone abdominal surgery.


Program Reports

CHASM Program Reports

NOTE: An erratum has been issued for the CHASM Program Report 2009-2010, since its release in January 2013.
Figure 11: Distribution of audited deaths by operative status and perceived risk of death before surgery, was incorrectly labelled in the legend. This figure has been revised - PDF ~210kb and replaced in the report.

Individualised Local Health District Reports (2014)

These individualised reports present the CHASM data of 16 local health districts. Each report presents the program participation and audit findings at the Local Health District between 2008 and 2014.

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CHASM Conference Posters