Coordination And Responsibilities In The Operating Theater

  • N. Weksler
  • G. M. Gurman
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The operating theater is one of the most-complex places in a hospital, because many factors are involved during a normal working day. The most-costly place in a hospital is the operating theater. Since many health workers are involved in the care of any single patient (surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and non-medical personnel), the salaries of an OR staff account for most of the OR costs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Weksler
    • 1
  • G. M. Gurman
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Anaesthesiology, Soroka Medical Centre and Faculty of Health SciencesBen Gurion University of the NegevBeer ShevaIsrael

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