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Hematologic Disorders

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Hematologic Disorders 9.1 Anemia Lori B. Heller It has long been recognized that anemia in the general population is associated with longer and more frequent hospitalizations as well as an…

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Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

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Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 8.1 Diabetes Mellitus Mark L. Stram Micah T. Long Douglas B. Coursin CLASSIFICATION OF DIABETES Diabetes mellitus (DM) is categorized as type 1 or type 2…

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Hepatobiliary Disease

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Hepatobiliary Disease 7.1 Cirrhosis Natasha Schneider Michael A. Pilla Patients with chronic liver disease are having surgery in greater numbers in part related to the improved long-term survival of patients…

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Renal Disease

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Renal Disease 6.1 Chronic Kidney Disease Jeanna Blitz DEFINITION AND STAGING Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as the presence of a marker of kidney damage, such as proteinuria on…

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Neurologic/Neuromuscular Disorders

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Neurologic/Neuromuscular Disorders 5.1 Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke Corey Amlong Robert D. Sanders Stroke can be a devastating sequela of the perioperative period. Patients who suffer a stroke during or after…

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Pulmonary Disease

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Pulmonary Disease 4.1 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Florin Costescu Peter Slinger The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) defines chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as a common preventable…

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Heart Disease

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Heart Disease 3.1 Ischemic Heart Disease Giora Landesberg Ischemic heart disease (IHD) has a major impact on perioperative mortality and morbidity. It is important to understand the different presentations of…

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Preoperative Basics

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Preoperative Basics 2.1 Preoperative Testing David L. Hepner INTRODUCTION Routine preoperative testing lacks clinical utility and may lead to patient harm because of further testing to evaluate abnormal results. Routine…

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Overview

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Overview 1.1 Preoperative Evaluation BobbieJean Sweitzer Inadequate preoperative evaluation and optimization are linked to perioperative mortality and morbidity (1,2). Health care is increasingly fragmented, medical records are not always available,…

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Acute Pain Medicine Service

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Acute Pain Medicine Service Kevin E. Vorenkamp Christine L. Oryhan KEY POINTS 1. An organized acute pain medicine service (APMS) improves patient satisfaction and pain control. 2. A balanced multimodal…

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