[Articles] Assessment of functional capacity before major non-cardiac surgery: an international, prospective cohort study
July 8, 2018
- The Lancet 391, 10140 (2018)
Author: Duminda N Wijeysundera, Rupert M Pearse, Mark A Shulman, Tom E F Abbott, Elizabeth Torres, Althea Ambosta, Bernard L Croal, John T Granton, Kevin E Thorpe, Michael P W Grocott, Catherine Farrington, Paul S Myles, Brian H Cuthbertson, METS study investigators
Subjectively assessed functional capacity should not be used for preoperative risk evaluation. Clinicians could instead consider a measure such as DASI for cardiac risk assessment.