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Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - The Physical Examination

Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - The Physical Examination is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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The physical examination should be thorough, but focused. Special attention is directed toward evaluation of the airway, heart, lungs, and neurologic status. A detailed assessment of the block site is warranted when a regional anesthetic technique is planned. At a minimum, the physical examination should include the following:

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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - the Physical Examination." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728113/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___The_Physical_Examination.
Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - The Physical Examination. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728113/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___The_Physical_Examination. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - The Physical Examination. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728113/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___The_Physical_Examination
Evaluating the Patient Before Anesthesia - the Physical Examination [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728113/all/Evaluating_the_Patient_Before_Anesthesia___The_Physical_Examination.
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