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I. Return after appropriate treatment (for health care professionals)
II. Possible return, with reassessment after one or two years
III. Never return to clinical anesthesiology (any of these conditions)
Source: Excerpted from article by Eric B. Hedberg, MD, Associate Medical Director, Talbott Recovery Campus, Atlanta, in American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter/ copyright 2001 of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. A copy of the full text can be obtained from ASA, 520 N. Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL 60068-2573. Based on guidelines in Angres DH, Talbott GD, Bettinardi-Angres K. Healing the Healer: The Addicted Physician. Madison, CT: Psychosocial Press; 1998.