When Do Anesthesiologists Delegate?

@article{Rosenbach1989WhenDA,
  title={When Do Anesthesiologists Delegate?},
  author={Margo L. Rosenbach and J Cromwell},
  journal={Medical Care},
  year={1989},
  volume={27},
  pages={453-465}
}
Nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) are a lower cost substitute for anesthesiologists in the delivery of anesthesia services. This article addresses the question of when anesthesiologists delegate in a team approach as opposed to using a solo arrangement. Logistic regression analysis was done using data from the 1986 Anesthesia Practice Survey and revealed that the team approach is more likely in areas with a relatively large supply of CRNAs; in hospitals with large surgical volumes, teaching facilities… Expand
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