Complex Information for Anesthesiologists Presented Quickly and Clearly
ACS, American College of Surgeons; ARF, acute renal failure; ASA, American Society of Anesthesiologists; Ascites, ascites within 30 days prior to surgery; BMI, body mass index; CAD, coronary artery disease; Cancer, disseminated cancer; CHF, congestive heart failure in 30 days prior to surgery; CKD, chronic kidney disease; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, severe; CPT, Current Procedural Terminology, specific code; CVA, cardiovascular accident; EHR, electronic health record; Function, functional status; High risk, high-risk surgical procedure; HTN meds, hypertension requiring medication; Insulin, diabetes requiring the usage of insulin; MI, myocardial infarction; MICA, Myocardial Infarction or Cardiac Arrest; NSQIP, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program; RCRI, Revised Cardiac Risk Index; Renal fx, renal function; Sepsis, sepsis within 48 hr prior to surgery; Smoker, current smoker within 1 yr; Ventilator, ventilator dependent.
Infographic created by Jonathan P. Wanderer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and James P. Rathmell, Brigham and Women’s Health Care/Harvard Medical School. Illustration by Annemarie Johnson, Vivo Visuals. Address correspondence to Dr. Wanderer: firstname.lastname@example.org.