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What factors does an anesthesiologist have to consider when deciding how big of a dose?

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Dr. Matthew Kellems
Anesthesiology 18 years experience
Many: Medical conditions, diseases, organ function, age, weight, laboratory work, nutritional status, vital signs, and type of procedure are just a few of the considerations an anesthesiologist has to take into consideration when selecting a type and dose of anesthetic.

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