Anesthesiology and the Law
Health Administration Press, 1983 - Anesthesia - 397 pages
An applied orientation with little technical language, this book provides standards of anesthetic care, identifies drugs, devices and surgicalanesthetic procedures that have led to reported malpractice lawsuits, and answers many question on liability. Also included are custom and practice narratives written by the medical authors.
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