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Practice Guidelines

Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery: summary of updated NICE guidance

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3292 (Published 14 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3292

Infographic: Recommended tests before elective surgery

A visual summary of tests to offer, according to the patient's physical status and the complexity of the planned surgical procedure