Kevin Narag

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Pre-Operative Assessment

I. Problem/Challenge. Performing preoperative medical evaluation is a routine responsibility for hospitalists, either for patients under their own management or as part of consultation or comanagement. In contrast to outpatients, hospitalized patients receiving preoperative medical assessment generally require urgent or emergent surgery. II. Identify the Goal Behavior. The hospitalist performing preoperative evaluations must quickly evaluate…

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