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Perioperative Medicine Medical Consultation and Co-management by Amir K. Jaffer

Perioperative Medicine Medical Consultation and Co-management

Part of the Hospital Medicine: Current Concepts Series


Perioperative Medicine Medical Consultation and Co-management by Amir K. Jaffer

Provides a comprehensive evidence-based guide to the management of the growing population of patients who require perioperative care Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management is the first comprehensive reference text developed specifically for hospitalists but envisioned also to help internists, anesthesiologists, allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and medical students manage various aspects of the medical care of the surgical patient. The book features both the preoperative and postoperative medical management of the surgical patient. It focuses on systems, operations, quality of perioperative care, and preoperative assessment of the patient, all in consideration with system-specific risk and evidence-based strategies that minimize risk. It places special emphasis on care of the older hospitalized surgical patient and offers a thorough discussion of post-operative conditions and their management. Chapters cover vital topics such as: Hospitalist as a Medical ConsultantCo-Management of the Surgical PatientPreoperative EvaluationImproving the Quality and Outcomes of Perioperative CareDeveloping, Implementing, and Operating a Preoperative ClinicAssessing and Managing Risk of Major Organ SystemsAssessing and Managing Disorders for SurgeryPostoperative Care and Co-Management by Surgery TypeManaging Common Postoperative Conditions With the core responsibilities of perioperative care falling more and more on the shoulders of hospitalists, internists, and allied health professionals, Perioperative Medicine is a much-needed guide for managing the clinical and operational issues associated with caring for hospitalized surgical patients.


This unique book is a must-have for any hospitalist, surgeon, resident, or fellow who is involved in the medical care of surgical patients. Using evidence-based medicine, it discusses assessment of preoperative risk, strategies that minimize risk, and management of common postoperative conditions. (Doody s, 4 January 2013)

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Publication date

13th August 2012


Amir K. Jaffer

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Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd


592 pages


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