Abstract: Preoperative screening for ambulatory patients.
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Anesthesiol Clin North America. 2003 Jun;21(2):229-42.
Preoperative assessment of patients undergoing elective ambulatory procedures is constantly changing. Though the need for testing and outside consultation is decreasing, the challenges of creating systems that allow for timely review of
information is growing. This article provides suggestions for addressing these issues during a period of increasing constraints in budgets and manpower.
Anaesthesia Surgery Preassessment