Preoperative Medical Testing and Preparation for Ophthalmic Surgery

Bobbie Jean Sweitzer*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The prevention of complications during and after procedures is the most important goal of preoperative evaluation. Several studies have proven the utility of a patient history and physical examination when making a diagnosis. This article discusses preoperative testing and risk assessment as well as management for various conditions that pose challenges to anesthesia and or surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-177
Number of pages15
JournalOphthalmology Clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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