Preoperative assessment for gynecologic surgery

S. Diane Yamada*, Bobbie Sweitzer, Michael T. McHale

*Corresponding author for this work

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A detailed history and physical exam can pinpoint problems like coronary artery and lung disease, which are most likely to lead to serious perioperative complications. These experts offer pre-op testing guidelines for higher-risk patients to limit complications and avoid delays in elective surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-57
Number of pages8
JournalContemporary Ob/Gyn
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Maternity and Midwifery


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