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Perioperative Medicine Consultation

  • Ronald HuangEmail author
  • Divya Gollapudi
  • Paul B. Cornia
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Abstract

Surgery is commonly performed every day throughout the world, with a growing number of procedures in medically complex patients. Both surgery and anesthesia have inherent risks, and medicine consultants are often involved in the perioperative evaluation and management of surgical patients to help reduce perioperative risks. Models of perioperative medical care include consultative and co-management, with an increasing number of healthcare systems focusing on co-management services.

Keywords

Medicine Medical Consultation Consult Preoperative clinic Perioperative Surgery Co-management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald Huang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Divya Gollapudi
    • 2
  • Paul B. Cornia
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal MedicineHarborview Medical Center, University of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  3. 3.Department of MedicineUniversity of Washington and VA Puget Sound Health Care SystemSeattleUSA

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