Preoperative fasting procedures: let's use the evidence

Osborne, Sonya ORCID: (2002) Preoperative fasting procedures: let's use the evidence. Collegian, 9 (4). pp. 40-42. ISSN 1322-7696


After reading this article it is anticipated that the reader will be able to:

1. Discuss the historical background for preoperative fasting after midnight the day of the surgery.
2. Discuss several adverse affects of prolonged fasting.
3. Discuss the current fasting guidelines and their rationale.

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Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2021 05:56
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2021 05:56
Uncontrolled Keywords: preoperative fasting
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4205 Nursing > 420501 Acute care
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