You've come a long way, baby!

January 2007
Same-Day Surgery;Jan2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p6
Academic Journal
Technology, anesthesia, staffing, and ownership are just a few of the areas in which changes have been noticed by veterans of the outpatient surgery industry. • Accreditation requirements and regulatory requirements have increased the need for and amount of documentation. • Anesthesia changes have greatly improved recovery times and reduced after effects of surgical anesthesia. • Equipment such as laparoscopes and endoscopes has widened the range of procedures that can be performed on an outpatient basis.


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