How to Preop a patient like an anesthesiologist

Anesthesia STAT: the Stanford Anesthesia Tutorial Podcast by Derrick Wu, MD

Episode notes

In this inaugural episode of anesthesia STAT, we welcome new CA1s to anesthesia training, discuss the process behind preoping a patient (02:50), we present a sample patient (07:45), talk about anesthetic considerations for the patient (12:00), how to present the plan (13:52), preop etiquette with attendings (21:50), what to do and things to discuss with the patient on the morning of surgery (24:42), and give some parting thoughts (35:32)!