Preoperative evaluation

  • V. Carpino
  • F. Borrometi
  • A. Natale
  • V. Peluso
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


Preoperative anaesthesiologic evaluation is generally considered an important phase of anaesthesiologic management and strictly related to anaesthesiologic procedure and postoperative care [1]. For this reason, the anaesthesiologist can be defined the “perioperative doctor”. Today, progress in diagnostic tests and improved patient monitoring may sometimes result in less emphasis on preoperative evaluation, being considered less important than the actual anaesthesiologic activity.


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  • V. Carpino
  • F. Borrometi
  • A. Natale
  • V. Peluso

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