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Preoperative assessment and preparation

Marc Feldman

in Ophthalmic Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199591398
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730641 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591398.003.0034

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Preoperative assessment and preparation

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Introduction - Goals of preoperative assessment - Doctor–patient relationship - Psychological preparation - Informed consent - Risk assessment - Planning perioperative management - Guidelines for preoperative care - Ophthalmic evaluation - Cardiovascular evaluation - Respiratory system evaluation - Endocrine system evaluation - Anticoagulant therapy and ophthalmic surgery - Conclusion - Further reading

Chapter.  2534 words. 

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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