Preoperative intensive care unit consultations: accurate and effective.

  title={Preoperative intensive care unit consultations: accurate and effective.},
  author={Albert J. Varon and Judith Hudson-Civetta and Joseph M. Civetta and Mihae Yu},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={21 2},
  • Albert J. Varon, Judith Hudson-Civetta, +1 author Mihae Yu
  • Published in Critical care medicine 1993
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVES To determine if a structured preoperative ICU consultation would correctly assign patients to preoperative invasive monitoring, postoperative ICU care, or recovery room care, and to compare morbidity, mortality, and resource utilization among all groups. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SETTING A university hospital. PATIENTS A total of 475 patients who were referred preoperatively by surgeons for ICU consultation and were evaluated by ICU physicians. INTERVENTIONS… CONTINUE READING

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