Abstract:To evaluate the effectiveness, as well as the cost-benefit of a hospitalwide physician educational programme in minimizing the spinal anesthesia (SA) failure rate. METHODS: A bupivacaine physician educational programme was initiated in June 2011 to minimize the SA failure rate in the Anesthesia Department of a tertiary-care hospital in Central Taiwan. We then used the patients recorded in the institution who underwent SA from January 2010 through December 2011, to evaluate the effectiveness as well as the cost… Show more
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