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Infographics in Anesthesiology  |   October 2017
Anesthesia & Breastfeeding: More Often Than Not, They Are Compatible
Author Notes
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School
  • illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals.
    illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals.×
  • Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: jonathan.p.wanderer@vanderbilt.edu.
Article Information
Infographics in Anesthesiology / Neuromuscular Diseases and Drugs
Infographics in Anesthesiology   |   October 2017
Anesthesia & Breastfeeding: More Often Than Not, They Are Compatible
Anesthesiology 10 2017, Vol.127, A15. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001867
Anesthesiology 10 2017, Vol.127, A15. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001867
Complex Information for Anesthesiologists Presented Quickly and Clearly
IV = intravenous; NMBAs = neuromuscular blocking agents.
Infographic created by Jonathan P. Wanderer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and James P. Rathmell, Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School. Illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals. Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: jonathan.p.wanderer@vanderbilt.edu.
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