The most feared medical specialty? It’s actually one of the safest.
A guest column by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, exclusive to KevinMD.com.
I often hear patients say, “I am not afraid of the surgery, just the anesthesia.”
But should patients worry? Physician anesthesiologists suffered a crisis in confidence in 1982 when the ABC television program 20/20 aired, “The Deep Sleep: 6,000 …