Substance Abuse

Journal Article

  1. Sivarajan M, Posner KL, Caplan RA, Gild WM, Cheney FW: Substance abuse among anesthesiologists: I. [Letter to the Editor]. Anesthesiology 80:704, 1994.  |  NLM PubMed Link  |  Subjects: Substance Abuse
    The database of 2,715 claims was reviewed to ascertain the possible role of substance abuse in malpractice litigation against anesthesiologists. Substance abuse was mentioned in only seven case summaries as playing a role in the claims.

Closed Claims Bibliography

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Note to Patients

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