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Risk in the Operating Room
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Special attention for alcoholic surgery patients is now helping to uncomplicate a very difficult anesthetic problem. According to Dr. Louis R. Orkin, chairman of the department of anesthesiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, chronic alcoholics require more anesthetic than other patients to be free of pain. Yet their damaged hearts and other vital organs make them...
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