[Patient dissatisfaction with anesthetic care].

  title={[Patient dissatisfaction with anesthetic care].},
  author={Kazuyoshi Nakahashi and Yoshiko Motozu and Noriyuki Sasaoka and Katsuji Hirai and Katsuyasu Kitaguchi and Hitoshi Furuya},
  journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology},
  volume={53 10},
BACKGROUND The evaluation of services by patients is an essential component of quality improvement in anesthesiology. Therefore, it is important to identify the factors for patient dissatisfaction. METHODS We retrospectively studied 9974 consecutive patients who had received spinal or general anesthesia for elective surgery between 1999 and 2002. Pre-anesthetic, intra-anesthetic and post-anesthetic variables were recorded and patient satisfaction was assessed using direct interviews at the… CONTINUE READING