When Do Anesthesiologists Delegate?

  title={When Do Anesthesiologists Delegate?},
  author={M. Rosenbach and J. Cromwell},
  journal={Medical Care},
  • M. Rosenbach, J. Cromwell
  • Published 1989
  • Medicine
  • Medical Care
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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