What do outpatients value most in their anesthesia care?

  title={What do outpatients value most in their anesthesia care?},
  author={Donald Fung and Marsha M Cohen},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  volume={48 1},
PURPOSE To determine what outpatients ranked highest in their anesthesia care and whether anesthesiologists could predict that ranking. METHODS A 36 item mail-back questionnaire was administered post-operatively to 45 surgical outpatients and to 15 expert anesthesiologists. Respondents were asked to rank the three highest items from each of four lists of nine items representing pre-operative, intra-operative, pre-discharge and post-discharge outpatient anesthesia care. RESULTS Complete… CONTINUE READING