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Preparing the patient for theatre 

Preparing the patient for theatre
Preparing the patient for theatre
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date: 21 October 2021

Preoperative preparation 86

Jewellery and body piercing 88

Preoperative fasting 90

Patient safety: surgical safety checklist 92

Make-up, nail polish, and other considerations 94

Venous thromboembolism 96

Preoperative checklist 98

Anaesthetic check list 99

Communication 100

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