Preoperative Evaluation, Preparation, and Estimate of Operative Risk

  • Javier F. Magrina
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals of Surgical Specialties book series (CMSS)


This chapter reviews guidelines for estimating operative risk, along with the preoperative evaluation of healthy patients and those with cardiac and pulmonary disease, the preoperative preparation of patients with pulmonary disease (pulmonary prep), and those undergoing bowel resection (bowel prep).


Force Vital Capacity Preoperative Evaluation Operative Risk Cardiac Complication Parenteral Antibiotic 
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