Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - Overview
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The objectives of the preanesthetic evaluation include establishing rapport, becoming familiar with the patient's surgical illness and coexisting medical conditions, medically optimizing the patient's comorbidities, developing a management strategy for perioperative anesthetic care, and obtaining informed consent for the anesthetic plan. The consultation is then detailed in the patient's medical record and concludes with the anesthetic options, including attendant risks and benefits of discussed options. The overall goals of the preoperative assessment are to reduce perioperative morbidity and mortality and to assuage patient anxiety.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - Overview." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728111/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___Overview.
Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - Overview. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728111/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___Overview. Accessed October 15, 2019.
Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - Overview. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728111/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___Overview
Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - Overview [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 October 15]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728111/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___Overview.
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