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Day surgery, ambulatory anaesthesia, and office-based procedures 

Day surgery, ambulatory anaesthesia, and office-based procedures
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Day surgery, ambulatory anaesthesia, and office-based procedures
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Jan Jakobsson

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10.1093/med/9780199652969.003.0001
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date: 26 January 2021

Day surgery—admission to and discharge from the hospital on the day of surgery–is becoming increasingly popular. An anaesthetic service should provide effective and safe intraoperative as well as postoperative course, but should also ascertain if the patient is safe to discharge within hours after the end of surgery/anaesthesia....

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