Problems of Preoperative Examination before Adenotomy and Tonsillectomy in Children


Authors: V. Chrobok 1;  A. Pellant 1;  J. Janouch 2;  P. Komínek 3;  Z. Kabelka 4;  I. Šlapák 5
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika otorinolaryngologie a chirurgie hlavy a krku, Pardubická krajská nemocnice, a. s. ;  přednosta prof. MUDr. V. Chrobok, CSc. Fakulta zdravotnických studií UP, katedra ošetřovatelství, Pardubice 1;  přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Pellant, DrSc. Fakulta vojenského zdravotnictví, katedra veřejného zdravotnictví, Univerzita obrany Hradec Králové 1;  přednosta Ing. K. Antoš, Ph. D. Otorinolaryngologická klinika FN, Ostrava 2;  přednosta doc. MUDr. P. Komínek, Ph. D., MBA Klinika ušní, nosní a krční 2. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha 3;  přednosta doc. MUDr. Z. Kabelka Klinika dětské otorinolaryngologie LF MU a FN, Brno 4;  přednosta prof. MUDr. I. Šlapák, CSc. 5
Published in: Otorinolaryngol Foniatr, 58, 2009, No. 4, pp. 232-236.
Category: Original Article

Overview

The authors discuss the problems of present opinions about preoperative examination before adenotomy and tonsillectomy. The points of view of an anesthesiologist, pediatrician and otolaryngologist are demonstrated and possibilities of solution from the medical and legal points of view are outlined.

Key words:
preoperative examination, hemostasis, adenotomy, tonsillectomy.


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