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Innovations in Anaesthetic Techniques for Same-Day Surgery

  • Sunita Goel
  • Lia Michos
  • Ashish Sinha
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Abstract

The care for Same-Day Surgery (SDS) patients has become increasingly important for the twenty-first-century physician, especially anaesthesiologists and surgeons. With the advent of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the USA, physicians are being forced to adapt to a value-based care model that is putting emphasis on efficient, quality care. In parallel, hospitals are seeing a steady increase in outpatient surgeries. The American Hospital Association reports that outpatient surgeries in community hospitals own an approximate 60% share of the total surgical volume, up from 54% in 1992. Clearly, the need for Anaesthesiologists who can appropriately handle the SDS patient is essential.

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sunita Goel
    • 1
  • Lia Michos
    • 2
  • Ashish Sinha
    • 3
  1. 1.Saifee HospitalMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Drexel University College of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Temple University’s Katz School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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