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Patient Assessment and Evaluation

  • Y. TfailiEmail author
  • A. Faddoul
  • C. M. Ayoub
Chapter

Abstract

The invaluable preoperative visit remains the most important aspect of the proper patient evaluation prior to surgery. The physician’s interview should attempt to gather as much information as possible around the patient’s medical and surgical history. The physical exam should be focused and thorough. If indicated, appropriate testing and preoperative workup should be obtained. This chapter will discuss the preoperative workup of the maxillofacial cosmetic surgery patient.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyAmerican University of Beirut Medical CenterBeirutLebanon
  2. 2.Duke University School of MedicineDurhamUSA

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