Chapter 11. Preparation of the Patient for Surgery

  1. Petra Seeber MD1 and
  2. Aryeh Shander MD, FCCM, FCCP Chief2,3

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692233.ch11

Basics of Blood Management

Basics of Blood Management

How to Cite

Seeber, P. and Shander, A. (2007) Preparation of the Patient for Surgery, in Basics of Blood Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692233.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, HELIOS Klinik Blankenhain, Wirthstr. 5, 99444 Blankenhain, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management and Hyperbaric Medicine, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 350 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

  3. 3

    Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151313

Online ISBN: 9780470692233

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Keywords:

  • surgery;
  • donor blood;
  • blood transfusions;
  • blood loss;
  • algorithm

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Objectives of this chapter

  • Definitions

  • The algorithm

  • Step 1. History and Physical cexamination

  • Step 2. Laboratory and Other Tests

  • Step 3. Some Mathematics

  • Step 4. The plan of Care

  • Step 5. Preparation

  • Key Points

  • Questions for Review

  • Suggestions for Further Research

  • Exercises and Practice Cases

  • Homework

  • References