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Implementation of a Preoperative Anemia Clinic Utilizing a Minimal Staffing Model.

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Mabry, C; Perelman, S; Kim, JT; Blitz, JD
Published in: A A Pract
February 1, 2020

We present a process map for the implementation of a program to treat preoperative anemia utilizing 1 existing anesthesiologist in the preoperative evaluation clinic. In the first 7 months postimplementation, 342 patients were screened for anemia, 166 were diagnosed, and 107 were treated. The mean increase in hemoglobin in treated patients was ~2 g/dL (range 0-4.9 g/dL). Two patients' surgeries were delayed in favor of treatment and 3 surgical patients, who had received 2 complete iron infusions, received an intraoperative transfusion. The total revenue generated for the institution was enough to subsidize the cost of an additional anesthesiologist.

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A A Pract

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EISSN

2575-3126

Publication Date

February 1, 2020

Volume

14

Issue

3

Start / End Page

90 / 94

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Workforce
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Preoperative Period
  • Iron
  • Humans
  • Health Care Costs
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Anemia
 

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Mabry, C., Perelman, S., Kim, J. T., & Blitz, J. D. (2020). Implementation of a Preoperative Anemia Clinic Utilizing a Minimal Staffing Model. A A Pract, 14(3), 90–94. https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001131
Mabry, Christian, Seth Perelman, Jung T. Kim, and Jeanna D. Blitz. “Implementation of a Preoperative Anemia Clinic Utilizing a Minimal Staffing Model.A A Pract 14, no. 3 (February 1, 2020): 90–94. https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001131.
Mabry C, Perelman S, Kim JT, Blitz JD. Implementation of a Preoperative Anemia Clinic Utilizing a Minimal Staffing Model. A A Pract. 2020 Feb 1;14(3):90–4.
Mabry, Christian, et al. “Implementation of a Preoperative Anemia Clinic Utilizing a Minimal Staffing Model.A A Pract, vol. 14, no. 3, Feb. 2020, pp. 90–94. Pubmed, doi:10.1213/XAA.0000000000001131.
Mabry C, Perelman S, Kim JT, Blitz JD. Implementation of a Preoperative Anemia Clinic Utilizing a Minimal Staffing Model. A A Pract. 2020 Feb 1;14(3):90–94.

Published In

A A Pract

DOI

EISSN

2575-3126

Publication Date

February 1, 2020

Volume

14

Issue

3

Start / End Page

90 / 94

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Workforce
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Preoperative Period
  • Iron
  • Humans
  • Health Care Costs
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Anemia