Preoperative diagnostic imaging and laboratory tests have little value for asymptomatic patients under-going low-risk non-cardiac surgeries. PLP examined the use of pre-op testing in Alberta to determine the frequency at which it occurs and to identify possible areas where it can be reduced or eliminated.
Preoperative Testing for Low Risk Patients
- Choosing Wisely
- Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Urology