Tag Perioperative
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Beta Blockers to Prevent Perioperative MI

The use of Beta-blockers in perioperative medicine has been an issue of intense research in Anaesthesia. Patients that are believed to benefit from beta-blockers are those with risk factors for ischaemic heart disease (HT, DM, hypercholesterolaemia, previous MI, angina, controlled heart failure)
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

AHA/ACC Guidelines (2007)

AHA/ACC Guidelines (2007) – Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation of the Patient undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery Take Home Message = if assessment and evaluation not indicated irrespective of perioperative context then just crack on (its all about symptoms). 3 factors involved in risk…