Routine preoperative testing: a systematic review of the evidence.

@article{Munro1997RoutinePT,
  title={Routine preoperative testing: a systematic review of the evidence.},
  author={James F Munro and Andrew Booth and Jon Nicholl},
  journal={Health technology assessment},
  year={1997},
  volume={1 12},
  pages={i-iv; 1-62}
}
OBJECTIVES. To review the available evidence on the value of routine preoperative testing in healthy or asymptomatic adults. To assess the completeness of existing reviews of preoperative testing and how applicable their conclusions are to the UK. To identify areas for further research. HOW THE RESEARCH WAS CONDUCTED. The databases Medline, Embase… CONTINUE READING