Strategies to cut time for spinal injections

January 2011
Same-Day Surgery;Jan2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports on eight strategies for reducing the time of spinal injections that were developed following research which was conducted by a not-for-profit subsidiary of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) called the AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement.


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