TABLE 19American Society of Anaesthesiologists grade 2 patients: cardiovascular comorbidity, intermediate surgery

Age (years)Chest radiographyECGHaemostasisBlood gas analysisFBCU&ERandom glucose analysisUAPFT
16–400 (0%)83 (100%)0 (0%)0 (0%)7 (8%)16 (19%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
41–600 (0%)83 (100%)3 (4%)0 (0%)12 (14%)19 (23%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)

From: 4, Survey of current practice on pre-operative testing in ASA grade 1 and ASA grade 2

Cover of What is the Value of Routinely Testing Full Blood Count, Electrolytes and Urea, and Pulmonary Function Tests Before Elective Surgery in Patients with No Apparent Clinical Indication and in Subgroups of Patients with Common Comorbidities: A Systematic Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effective Literature
What is the Value of Routinely Testing Full Blood Count, Electrolytes and Urea, and Pulmonary Function Tests Before Elective Surgery in Patients with No Apparent Clinical Indication and in Subgroups of Patients with Common Comorbidities: A Systematic Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effective Literature.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.50.
Czoski-Murray C, Jones ML, McCabe C, et al.
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