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Is Anesthesia Dangerous?

From the 22 July Medical News Today article

In pure numerical terms, anesthesia-associated mortality has risen again. The reasons for this are the disproportionate increase in the numbers of older and multimorbid patients and surgical procedures that would have been unthinkable in the past. This is the result of a selective literature review of André Gottschalk’s working group at the Bochum University Hospital in the current issue of Deutsches Arzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2011; 108[27]: 469-74)….

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July 22, 2011 - Posted by | Consumer Health, Medical and Health Research News | ,

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