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Enhancing the quality and safety of the perioperative patient.

Staender S, Smith A. Enhancing the quality and safety of the perioperative patient. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017;30(6):730-735. doi:10.1097/ACO.0000000000000517.

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February 7, 2018
Staender S, Smith A. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017;30(6):730-735.

Perioperative management offers opportunities to prevent problems during and after surgery. This review discusses factors that can contribute to surgical complications and recovery challenges. The authors highlight the use of checklists and timely recognition of deteriorating clinical status as strategies for improvement.