Nurse-led service versus doctor-led service for preoperative assessment in elective surgical patients

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To compare the accuracy of preoperative assessment (POA) led by nurses with POA led by non-specialist doctors for elective surgical patients of all ages requiring either a regional or general anaesthetic. Our primary outcome will be the decision that a patient is fit for surgery.