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How calling CRNAs “nurse anesthesiologists” misleads patients

Jul 30, 2020
Patients and boards of medicine across the nation recognize that physicians—not nurses with specialized training in anesthesia—are health professionals properly referred to as anesthesiologists, the Litigation Center of the American Medical Association and State Medical Societies and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) say in an amicus brief.