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4 years 3 weeks ago

Colorado to allow nurses to give anesthesia

Colorado has joined 15 other states in allowing advanced-practice nurses to administer anesthesia without a doctor's supervision. Gov. Bill Ritter said Monday he made the change to help rural hospitals that don't have anesthesiologists on staff. Anesthesiologists fought the proposal, saying it would put lives at risk. ...

4 years 1 month ago

Gov. Ritter could allow nurses to give anesthesia

Colorado could join 15 other states in allowing advanced-practice nurses to administer anesthesia without a doctor's supervision. The Denver Post reports Gov. Bill Ritter is leaning toward making the change to help rural hospitals who don't have anesthesiologists on staff. A decision is expected in the next two weeks....

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