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Update in Perioperative Medicine

Steven L. Cohn, MD; and Gerald W. Smetana, MD*
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From the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

*Adapted for publication in Annals of Internal Medicine by Jennifer Fisher Wilson and Michael Berkwits, MD, MSCE.

Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: Honoraria: S.L. Cohn (Sanofi-Aventis, Pfizer Inc.), G.W. Smetana (Harvard Medical International/Novartis Pharma Schweiz). Stock ownership or options (other than mutual funds): S.L. Cohn (Pfizer Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co. Inc., AstraZeneca), G.W. Smetana (SafeMed Imaging).

Requests for Single Reprints: Steven L. Cohn, MD, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 470 Clarkson Avenue, Box 68, Brooklyn, NY 11203; e-mail, steven.cohn@downstate.edu.

Current Author Addresses: Dr. Cohn: Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 470 Clarkson Avenue, Box 68, Brooklyn, NY 11203.

Dr. Smetana: Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Shapiro 621D, Boston, MA 02215.

Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(4):263-270. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-147-4-200708210-00008
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This year's Update in Perioperative Medicine includes discussions of preoperative revascularization, prevention of cardiac and pulmonary complications, and postoperative delirium. Changes to clinical practice emerging from these articles are shown in the Table .

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