The environmental responsibility of modern anesthesiology and perioperative care

  • José A. Calvache a. Editor in Chief, Colombian Journal of Anesthesiology. Bogotá, Colombia; b. Department of Anesthesiology, Universidad del Cauca. Popayán, Colombia; c. Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus University Medical Center. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9421-3717
Keywords: Environmental responsibility, Anesthesiology, Perioperative care, Anesthesia, Climate change, Environmental impact, Environmental sustainability

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Calvache JA. The environmental responsibility of modern anesthesiology and perioperative care . Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2024 Feb. 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 23];52(2). Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/1103

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Calvache JA. The environmental responsibility of modern anesthesiology and perioperative care . Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2024 Feb. 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 23];52(2). Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/1103
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