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Preoperative Care

MeSH ID: D011300

DEFINITION: Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)

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adverse effects [Q000009] ; classification [Q000145] ; contraindications [Q000744] ; economics [Q000191] ; education [Q000193] ; ethics [Q000941] ; history [Q000266] ; instrumentation [Q000295] ; legislation & jurisprudence [Q000331] ; methods [Q000379] ; mortality [Q000401] ; nursing [Q000451] ; psychology [Q000523] ; rehabilitation [Q000534] ; standards [Q000592] ; statistics & numerical data [Q000706] ; trends [Q000639] ; utilization [Q000656] ; veterinary [Q000662]

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