Consistency in anaesthetic careBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.931-a (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:931
Segmentation of anaesthetic care is not inherently bad
- Christoph H Kindler, staff anaesthetist ([email protected]),
- Christoph Harms, staff anaesthetist,
- Wolf Langewitz, executive head
- Department of Anaesthesia, University Clinics Basle, Kantonsspital, CH-4031 Basle, Switzerland
- division of psychosomatic medicine and internal medicine, Department of Anaesthesia, University Clinics Basle, Kantonsspital, CH-4031 Basle, Switzerland
EDITOR–Simini and Bertolini illustrate a major dilemma in modern anaesthetic practice in their two scenarios–firstly, one patient, one anaesthetist and, secondly, one patient, two anaesthetists (one visits, one gives anaesthesia).1 Anaesthetists preferred the first scenario.
Simini in an earlier study asked 165 patients whether they would be less anxious if the same anaesthetist …
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