General Surgery-Part I: Preoperative Evaluation
- Screen patients for risk factors before they undergo surgical procedures and report subsequent risks to the patient’s surgical care team.
- Evaluate patients for preoperative cardiac risk according to the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association’s 2007 clinical guidelines.
- Distinguish the necessary components of a preoperative cardiac risk assessment.
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Americo D. Fraboni, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
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