Patients will present will all different types of characteristics and challenges. It is the responsibility of the anesthesia provider to ensure:
- All appropriate information which may affect the procedure has been reviewed
- A thorough health history has been performed
- Any additional information from specialists or PCPs required to make an accurate assessment of the patient’s suitability for anesthesia has been request and reviewed
- The patient is “medically optimized” and the procedure is appropriate to be performed.