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Patient selection and preparation for day surgical procedures 

Patient selection and preparation for day surgical procedures
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Patient selection and preparation for day surgical procedures
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Jan Jakobsson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199652969.003.0003
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date: 26 January 2021

The day case patient must be discharged from hospital care within hours after the end of anaesthesia; thus special attention must be given to proper patient selection, preparation, and information.

All patients scheduled for day case anaesthesia should be assessed preoperatively and reviewed for risk factors prior to the start of anaesthesia....

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