Intraoperative Monitoring

John Wiggs jwiggs at sunflowr.usd.edu
Tue Feb 18 17:41:06 EST 1997


Ok, what would qualify an Audiologist to perform Inter OP Auditory
procedures?  An MD, a Ph.D, an AuD?  I'm finishing my Masters in Audiology
and I am very interested in Inter-Op procedures. - JW

On Fri, 14 Feb 1997, zipjack wrote:

> cmerican at aol.com (Cmerican) wrote:
> 
> >I am a clinincal neurophysiologist in Phoenix, Arizona.  No, Rachel, you
> >do not belong in the OR.
> >Even if it is "fun" to watch neurosurgery.
> >Get out before you get yourself sued.  You are a liability, and dangerous
> >to your patients. 
> 
> As an Audiologist, I agree with this one.
> I know people just out of school who are doing this kind of work, and
> the ramifications of our narrow and perfunctory training will be most
> painfully obvious in the OR.
> ABR yes, Intraoperative monitoring, no.
> CJS
> 
> ps...any thoughts on this....anyone?
> 
> 
> 
> 




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