Perioperative care in lumbar spine surgery

Mark Brown, D. G. Seltzer

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Attention to the details of preoperative preparation of the patient, intraoperative technique, and good postoperative care can prevent complications and increase the likelihood of successful elective lumbar spine surgery. Such relevant topics as patient education, smoking and nonsmoking patients, transfusions, and medications are included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-358
Number of pages6
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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