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Surgeon’s Responsibility for Patient Care ONLINE FIRST

Richard B. Reiling, MD1
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1Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
JAMA Surg. Published online August 17, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.2354
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To the Editor Nurok and colleagues1 have presented an intuitive discussion on the management of complicated surgical cases, especially in the postoperative setting with a challenge to the “captain of the ship” doctrine. This doctrine or philosophy originally appeared in the surgical lexicon to indicate who was in control of a surgical procedure—the surgeon or the anesthesiologist.2 It is not that the anesthesiologist wants to take over the care of the patient but, rather, needs his or her independence during that portion of the management of care.

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August 17, 2016
Michael Nurok, MBChB, PhD; Nicholas Sadovnikoff, MD; Bruce Gewertz, MD
1Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California
2Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
3Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
JAMA Surg. Published online August 17, 2016.;():. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.2357.
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