Interventional gastroenterology

Gastroenterologists back anaesthetic guidelines

Australian gastroenterologists have reaffirmed their support for national anaesthesia guidelines that require properly qualified doctors to supervise the administration of anaesthetic drugs to patients undergoing endoscopies. This follows the revelation by ABC News that nurses at The Canberra Hospital have been administering anaesthetic drugs without supervision during endoscopies for more than a decade, in contravention ...

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