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Mesh term Preoperative Care

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Patient Care
Perioperative Care

Description

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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Preanesthetic Medication


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