Factors that influence an anesthesiologist's decision to cancel elective surgery for the child with an upper respiratory tract infection.

@article{Tait1995FactorsTI,
  title={Factors that influence an anesthesiologist's decision to cancel elective surgery for the child with an upper respiratory tract infection.},
  author={Alan R. Tait and Paul I Reynolds and Howard B. Gutstein},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={1995},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={491-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To examine factors that anesthesiologists consider when making decisions regarding elective surgery cancellation of the pediatric patient with an upper respiratory infection (URI). DESIGN Questionnaire survey. SETTING Anesthesiology departments and/or practices throughout the United States. PARTICIPANTS 212 anesthesiologist members of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (SPA). MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS A total of 400 questionnaires were mailed to anesthesiologists… CONTINUE READING