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An important reference book for internists in preoperative risk assessment and perioperative management of surgical patients with medical problems. Topics covered in Part One include methods, effects, and risks of anesthesia; nutritional management; prophylactic antibiotics; care of the elderly; plus management and risk assessment for specific medical disorders of all the major organ systems. Part Two briefly describes many common surgical procedures and their typical perioperative course and complications.
Medical Management of the Surgical Patient.. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:819. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-9-819_10
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(9):819.
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