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Anaesthetic assessment and management of cardiac patients for non-cardiac surgery. Part 2: Management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10695099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In an earlier article in this journal (June 1999) we discussed the risk that the presence of cardiac disease poses to patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. We outlined factors in the patient's medical history, examination findings and the value of various tests in arriving at an overall assessment of risk for any given patient. In this article we concentrate on the management of these patients as they undergo surgery itself. We shall consider what measures may usefully be employed in order to minimise the risk of an adverse cardiac event occurring in the perioperative period.
A Shaw; M J Boscoe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical practice     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1368-5031     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Clin. Pract.     Publication Date:    1999 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-03-23     Completed Date:  2000-03-23     Revised Date:  2007-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712381     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anaesthetics, Harefield Hospital, Middlesex, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use
Catheterization, Swan-Ganz
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Intraoperative Care
Intraoperative Complications / etiology,  mortality,  prevention & control*
Myocardial Infarction / etiology,  mortality,  prevention & control*
Myocardial Ischemia / complications,  ultrasonography
Postoperative Care
Preoperative Care / methods
Risk Management
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists

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