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Preoperative assessment

Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff

in Training in Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199227266
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199227266.003.0001

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Preoperative assessment

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Preoperative assessment - Airway assessment - Respiratory assessment - Pulmonary function tests - Basic chest X-ray interpretation - Cardiovascular assessment - Assessment of cardiac function - Risk assessment in anaesthesia - Premedication and preoperative starvation

Chapter.  11884 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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