Sponge ACCOUNTing System Guidelines for the Anesthesia Provider

Gibbs, Verna C.
September 2009
Same-Day Surgery;Sep2009 Supplement 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article presents the guidelines that anesthesia provider should follow before, during and after a surgery.


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