Preoperative Medical Consultation, An Issue of Medical Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437705010

Preoperative Medical Consultation, An Issue of Medical Clinics, Volume 93-5

1st Edition

Authors: Lee Fleisher Stanley Rosenbaum
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437705010
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 9th September 2009
Page Count: 240

Description

Preoperative consultation and preparation, and perioperative management of surgical patients are extremely important responsibilities of the internist. This issue of the Medical Clinics of North America provides new insights and recommendations on how to handle the following situations: emergency and urgent surgery; perioperative management of the ambulatory surgery patient; perioperative anticoagulation management; surgery in the patient with liver disease; surgery in the patient with renal dysfunction; hematological problems in the preoperative patient; obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and the surgical patient; identification and evaluation of the patient with lung disease; noncardiac surgery in the patient with heart disease; preoperative preparation in the patient for cardiac surgery; preoperative preparation of the surgical patient with neurological disease; and preoperative evaluation of the oncology patient.


Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437705010

About the Authors

Lee Fleisher Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Robert Dunning Dripps Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stanley Rosenbaum Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine & Surgery Director, Division of Perioperative & Adult Anesthesia Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs Department of Anesthesiology Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut