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Preoperative assessment and preparation 

Preoperative assessment and preparation
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Preoperative assessment and preparation
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Marc Feldman

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199591398.003.0034
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date: 07 June 2020

Introduction 68

Goals of preoperative assessment 68

Doctor–patient relationship 70

Psychological preparation 70

Informed consent 70

Risk assessment 70

Planning perioperative management 71

Guidelines for preoperative care 72

Ophthalmic evaluation 74

Cardiovascular evaluation 76

Respiratory system evaluation 78

Endocrine system evaluation 78

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