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Who is a high-risk surgical patient?

08:00 EDT 10th October 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Who is a high-risk surgical patient?"

Timely identification of high-risk surgical candidates facilitate surgical decision-making and allows appropriate tailoring of perioperative management strategies. This review aims to summarize the recent advances in perioperative risk stratification.

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Name: Current opinion in critical care
ISSN: 1531-7072
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