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Nearly All Anesthesiologists Report Drug Shortages
Health Leaders Media

Anesthesiologists are scrambling for sedation medications across the country, in some cases postponing or changing surgical procedures because of shortages. And in a few cases, patients have died because a needed medication wasn’t available. Those are stark responses to a survey sent out recently by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, which said it captured views from 3,033 anesthesiologists from 50 states and six nations.