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General considerations 

General considerations
Chapter:
General considerations
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0001
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date: 16 September 2019

Alan Merry

Good practice 2

Isabeau Walker and Iain Wilson

Safer anaesthesia and surgery 4

Using the WHO Checklist 6

John Carlisle

Preoperative tests 8

Babinder Sandhar

Fasting 10

Bruce Campbell

Prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism 12

Pay attention to detail.

Prepare properly and don't rush....

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