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Table of Contents  |   October 2014
Anesthesiology
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents   |   October 2014
Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology 10 2014, Vol.121, A13-A18. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000453525.38098.73
Anesthesiology 10 2014, Vol.121, A13-A18. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000453525.38098.73
On The Cover:
Transfers of patient care and responsibility among caregivers, “handovers,” are common. Whether handovers worsen patient outcome remains unclear. An article in this issue of Anesthesiology presents evidence that intraoperative anesthesia care transitions are strongly associated with worse outcomes, with a similar effect size for attendings, residents, and nurse anesthetists. (Cover photo: J.P. Rathmell; illustration: A. Johnson, Vivo Visuals.)
  • Dutton: Seamless Anesthesia Care: The Handover Process, p. 673

  • Saager et al.: Intraoperative Transitions of Anesthesia Care and Postoperative Adverse Outcomes, p. 695