Preoperative Assessment and Management

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Author: BobbieJean Sweitzer, MD, FACP
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2019
ISBN 10: 1496368428
ISBN 13: 9781496368423
eISBN: 9781496368447
Edition: 3rd
Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this practical, portable handbook provides comprehensive, up-to-date information for all clinicians who need to perform preoperative assessments. The book provides a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of disease states relevant to anesthesiology and surgery and offers guidelines on history taking, physical examination, recommended diagnostic tests, and preoperative management. A chapter of case studies in preoperative evaluation is included. New chapters in this edition cover evaluation of the pregnant patient for non-obstetric surgery and preoperative assessment for specific procedures and locations, particularly out-of-OR and ambulatory procedures. This edition's more user-friendly format includes bullet lists and tables to facilitate quick reference.
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