Elective noncardiac surgery should be delayed until optimum valvular function is present. An overall ... Perioperative Management Careful psychologic preparation and premedication are helpful in providing anxiolysis without undue cardiovascular depression. ... Antibiotic therapy using the guidelines suggested by the American Heart Association (see Chapter 2, Table 2.1) are mandatory for surgery of upper respiratory, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary systems, and for dental work.
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