What does CRNA stand for?

Certified registered nurse anesthetist

A healthcare acronym that refers to the nurse anesthetist that takes care of a patient's anesthesia needs before, during, and after the delivery of the baby or surgery; works in close proximity with surgeons, dentists, anesthesiologists, and podiatrists.


The CRNA who helped me through Isaak's delivery was so helpful

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Updated February 18, 2015

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