Perioperative management for the obese outpatient.

  title={Perioperative management for the obese outpatient.},
  author={Hairil Rizal Abdullah and Frances Chung},
  journal={Current opinion in anaesthesiology},
  volume={27 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Incidence of obesity continues to rise and ambulatory surgical centers will need to be prepared for the increase in the obese surgical patients. This review aims to provide recent updates in managing the obese patients in an ambulatory surgical center and to address key clinical questions, such as patient selection, assessment and optimization, as well as important perioperative consideration. RECENT FINDINGS With low rate of major intraoperative adverse events, obesity has… CONTINUE READING
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