Choosing wisely in anesthesiology: the gap between evidence and practice.

@article{Onuoha2014ChoosingWI,
  title={Choosing wisely in anesthesiology: the gap between evidence and practice.},
  author={Onyi C. Onuoha and Valerie A Arkoosh and Lee A. Fleisher},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={174 8},
  pages={1391-5}
}
To develop a "top-five" list of unnecessary medical services in anesthesiology, we undertook a multistep survey of anesthesiologists, most of whom were in academic practice, and a consequent iterative process with the committees of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. We generated a list of 18 low-value perioperative activities from American Society of Anesthesiologists practice parameters and the literature. Starting with this list and proceeding with a 2-step survey using a 5-point… CONTINUE READING
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