Anesthesiologists as perioperative physicians: The con perspective

Lee A. Fleisher

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Perioperative medicine has been advocated as the future of anesthesiology. Although anesthesiologists have a role in multiple facets of the perioperative process, we currently do not train the individual anesthesiologist to be an expert in all facets of the delivery of perioperative medical care, and current reimbursement suggests that this will not become an economic priority.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-48
Number of pages3
JournalProblems in Anesthesia
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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