Intensivist Pain

Greene, Jan
August 2002
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2002, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p20
Trade Publication
Reports on a requirement from the Leapfrog Group for physician intensivists under its safety mandates. Requirement for intensive care specialists; Way that the specialists can reduce mortality rates; Challenge faced by intensive care specialists in their compliance to the requirement; Alternative considered by the group in addressing the difficulties faced by specialists.


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