Clinical governance of perioperative medicine

  • R. Ullrich
  • M. Zimpfer
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Perioperative medicine comprises all aspects of care involving the surgical patient — ranging from the decision to operate until discharge from the hospital. Recent years have seen an increasing interest in the specific facets of this new paradigm, including a vivid discussion about who should guide this new perioperative care and in what way it should best be delivered [1–3].


Noncardiac Surgery Clinical Governance Acute Pain Service Preoperative Risk Assessment American Health Care System 
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