TABLE 6.2Summary of preoperative urine test results from the eligible studies (includes routine and indicated tests)

STUDYNUMBER OF TESTS# (N)ABNORMAL RESULTS N (%)CHANGES IN CLINICAL MANAGEMENT N (%)POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS N (%)ROUTINEPROSPECTIVE DATACONSECUTIVE RECRUITMENTASA GRADES STATED
Haug413803 (0.8)0Not statedxASA I to II
Meneghini661884199 (10.6)0Routine & indicatedxxASA I to II
Wattsman5144 (28.6)2 (14.3)Routine & indicatedASA I to III
Boland108712 (13.8)1 (1.5)Routine onlyxxx
Bhuripanyo 199597422112 (26.5)27 (6.4)Routine onlyx
Adams12*1644 (2.4)3 (1.8)Routine onlyxxx
MacDonald13*1459 (6.2)Routine onlyxx
O’Connor77*45336 (7.9)2 (0.4)Not statedxxx
Lawrence98*20034 (17)7 (3.5)0Routine & indicatedxx
Akin99*12342 (34.1)3 (3.7)Routine onlyxx
Turnbull25*99543 (4.3)1 (0.1)6 (0.6)Routine onlyxxx
Kroenke100*746135 (18.0)45 (6.0)Routine onlyxxx
Muskett28*17439 (22.4)9 (5.2)Routine onlyxx
Wood32*1859130 (7.0)1 (0.1)Not statedxxx
Rossello34*68852 (7.6)2 (0.3)Not statedxx
*

papers included in the HTA review;

#

the number of tests carried out may differ from the sample size in some studies. This occurs in papers reporting the results of multiple preoperative tests because not all of patients in the study sample received all the preoperative tests detailed in the paper

From: Appendix 1, Results of a Systematic Review of the Literature for Routine Preoperative Testing

Cover of Preoperative Tests
Preoperative Tests: The Use of Routine Preoperative Tests for Elective Surgery.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 3.
National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care (UK).
Copyright © 2003, National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care.

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