Anesthesia Complications: Management and Prevention

  • Elie M. FerneiniEmail author
  • Jeffrey Bennett


The volume of cosmetic surgery continues to grow rapidly, so does the demand for skilled anesthesia care. Although anesthesia for facial cosmetic surgical procedures remains remarkably safe, no anesthesia should be considered minor. Complications can occur at any time. Proper preoperative evaluation, patient selection, incorporation of a safety checklist, and close collaboration with the surgeon will decrease adverse events leading to increased patient safety and improved outcomes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beau Visage Med Spa, Greater Waterbury OMSCheshireUSA
  2. 2.Division of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryUniversity of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA
  3. 3.IndianapolisUSA

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