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Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook, Second Edition

Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook

A quick reference for providers learning the craft of perioperative medicine.

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Medicine Consult Service at UWMC

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The Medicine Consult Service at the University of Washington Medical Center consists of a team of internal medicine physicians who perform comprehensive preoperative medical evaluations, continuing consultation for inpatient surgical patients, and general medicine consultations.

Patients are seen at the request of another provider in the University of Washington system. Our commitment is to provide the highest quality service to our patients, their families, and to our referring providers.

We are dedicated to teaching medical students, medical and surgical residents, and to furthering the field of medicine consultation.

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University of Washington Medical Center

Through patient-centered care, UW Medical Center provides highly specialized health-care for patients throughout the region and beyond.

UW Medicine hospitals and programs rank highly in U.S. News & World Report's 2013-14 edition of Best Hospitals. University of Washington Medical Center is ranked No. 1 as the best hospital in the state and in the Seattle metro area.