Practice guidelines for preoperative fasting and the use of pharmacologic agents to reduce the risk of pulmonary aspiration: application to healthy patients undergoing elective procedures: a report by the American Society of Anesthesiologist Task Force on Preoperative Fasting

Anesthesiology. 1999 Mar;90(3):896-905. doi: 10.1097/00000542-199903000-00034.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesiology / standards*
  • Fasting*
  • Humans
  • Intraoperative Complications / prevention & control*
  • Pneumonia, Aspiration / prevention & control*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*