Insufficient anesthesiologist staffing tied to increased surgical patient morbidity, mortality
Thu, Jul. 21, 2022

MedPage Today (7/20, Short) reports, "Insufficient anesthesiologist staffing practices were linked with increased surgical patient morbidity and mortality, a retrospective, matched cohort study found." In this "study of over half a million patients, the risk-adjusted patient morbidity and mortality rate at 30 days was significantly higher when care teams had an anesthesiologist supervising three to four overlapping surgeries rather than one or two...reported" researchers in JAMA Surgery.

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