Comparative effectiveness and safety of physician and nurse anaesthetists: a narrative systematic review.

@article{Smith2004ComparativeEA,
  title={Comparative effectiveness and safety of physician and nurse anaesthetists: a narrative systematic review.},
  author={Andrew F. Smith and Mary Kane and Ruairidh Milne},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 4},
  pages={540-5}
}
BACKGROUND Despite widespread debate on the merits of different models of anaesthesia care delivery, there are few published data on the relative safety and effectiveness of different anaesthesia providers. METHOD We conducted a systematic search for, and critical appraisal of, primary research comparing safety and effectiveness of different anaesthetic providers. RESULTS Our search of Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL, and HMIC for material published between 1990 and April 2003 yielded four articles… CONTINUE READING