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Infographics in Anesthesiology  |   November 2018
A Calculated Risk: Comparing Perioperative Assessment Tools
Author Notes
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School
  • Illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals.
    Illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals.×
  • Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: jonathan.p.wanderer@vanderbilt.edu.
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Infographics in Anesthesiology / Airway Management / Cardiovascular Anesthesia / Critical Care / Patient Safety / Renal and Urinary Systems / Electrolyte Balance / Respiratory System / Technology / Equipment / Monitoring / Thoracic Anesthesia
Infographics in Anesthesiology   |   November 2018
A Calculated Risk: Comparing Perioperative Assessment Tools
Anesthesiology 11 2018, Vol.129, A17. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002479
Anesthesiology 11 2018, Vol.129, A17. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002479
Complex Information for Anesthesiologists Presented Quickly and Clearly
ACS, American College of Surgeons; ARF, acute renal failure; ASA, American Society of Anesthesiologists; Ascites, ascites within 30 days prior to surgery; BMI, body mass index; CAD, coronary artery disease; Cancer, disseminated cancer; CHF, congestive heart failure in 30 days prior to surgery; CKD, chronic kidney disease; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, severe; CPT, Current Procedural Terminology, specific code; CVA, cardiovascular accident; EHR, electronic health record; Function, functional status; High risk, high-risk surgical procedure; HTN meds, hypertension requiring medication; Insulin, diabetes requiring the usage of insulin; MI, myocardial infarction; MICA, Myocardial Infarction or Cardiac Arrest; NSQIP, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program; RCRI, Revised Cardiac Risk Index; Renal fx, renal function; Sepsis, sepsis within 48 hr prior to surgery; Smoker, current smoker within 1 yr; Ventilator, ventilator dependent.
Infographic created by Jonathan P. Wanderer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and James P. Rathmell, Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School. Illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals. Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: jonathan.p.wanderer@vanderbilt.edu.
Glance, LG, Faden, E, Dutton, RP, Lustik, SJ, Li, Y, Eaton, MP, Dick, AW Impact of the choice of risk model for identifying low-risk patients using the 2014 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association perioperative guidelines. Anesthesiology 2018; 129:889–900
Fleisher, LA Preoperative cardiac evaluation before noncardiac surgery: Reverend Bayes’s risk indices and optimal variables. Anesthesiology 2018; 129:867–8