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Practice Parameters  |   January 2017
Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration: Application to Healthy Patients Undergoing Elective Procedures: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration*
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    Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are available in both the HTML and PDF versions of this article. Links to the digital files are provided in the HTML text of this article on the Journal’s Web site (www.anesthesiology.org.). A complete bibliography used to develop these updated guidelines, arranged alphabetically by author, is available as Supplemental Digital Content 1, http://links.lww.com/ALN/B340.×
  • Submitted for publication October 26, 2016. Accepted for publication October 26, 2016. Approved by the ASA House of Delegates on October 26, 2016.
    Submitted for publication October 26, 2016. Accepted for publication October 26, 2016. Approved by the ASA House of Delegates on October 26, 2016.×
  • Acknowledgments: Support was provided solely from institutional and/or departmental sources.
    Acknowledgments: Support was provided solely from institutional and/or departmental sources.×
  • Competing Interests: The authors declare no competing interests.
    Competing Interests: The authors declare no competing interests.×
  • Correspondence: Address correspondence to the American Society of Anesthesiologists: 1061 American Lane, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173. jeffa@dacc.uchicago.edu. These updated Practice Guidelines, and all ASA Practice Parameters, may be obtained at no cost through the Journal Web site, www.anesthesiology.org.
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Patient Safety / Respiratory System / Quality Improvement
Practice Parameters   |   January 2017
Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration: Application to Healthy Patients Undergoing Elective Procedures: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration*
Anesthesiology Newly Published on January 5, 2017. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001452
Anesthesiology Newly Published on January 5, 2017. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000001452
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