Title

Managing cardiac risk of noncardiac surgery

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

8-10-2016

Institution/Department

Maine Medical Center, Internal Medicine, Grand Rounds, Cardiology

MeSH Headings

Heart, Risk, Medicine

Abstract

Objectives:

-Familiarity with clinical risk predictors and be able to use an online calculator if desired

-Be able to asses patient functional capacity

-Be able to decide on whether a patient proceeds with surgery or whether testing should be performed based on risk or functional capacity

-Know when to implement medical therapies to reduce risk

-Recognize issues related to revascularization that likely require Cardiology input

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