Research Article

Cost of anaesthesia.

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1982; 285 doi: (Published 17 July 1982) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1982;285:189
  1. B A Astley,
  2. J S Walker


    The major contributory factor to the cost of anesthesia today are the increases in medical salaries that have kept pace with inflation, commanding 68% of the total expenditure. The current position has been compared with that of 20 years ago. This outline could be used as a framework for departmental budgeting.