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  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts. edwinozawa@gmail.com
  • (Accepted for publication January 27, 2017.)
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Anesthesiology 5 2017, Vol.126, 988. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001594
Anesthesiology 5 2017, Vol.126, 988. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001594
The esteemed Professor Davis has illuminated one of my key messages embedded into my short story. It goes without saying that having a cognitive aid is half the battle. Practice and proficiency in using the aid is also entirely necessary.
I have not heard the rhyme before that Professor Davis mentions in his letter, but as a cognitive aid it would certainly have been useful during my misadventure!
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Edwin T. Ozawa, M.D., Ph.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts. edwinozawa@gmail.com