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Preoperative assessment 

Preoperative assessment
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Preoperative assessment
Author(s):

John B. Carlisle

and Mary E. Stocker

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584338.003.0004
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date: 18 January 2020

Introduction 52

Patient selection for day surgery 53

Optimizing the service 54

Patient preparation for day surgery 56

Patient preparation for surgery 57

Medical evaluation 58

Investigations for day surgery 61

The system of evaluation and investigation 61

The purpose of preoperative assessment for the day surgery patient is multi-faceted and includes the following: ...

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