Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Know the patient physiology and pathology relevant to the peri-operative period


This learning outcome is a primary level outcome.

Other Details

With special emphasis on: 


a. Cardiac assessment and disease
b. Respiratory assessment and disease
c. The diabetic patient
d. Obesity
e. The difficult airway
f. Investigations relevant to anaesthesia and surgery
g. Consent. The discussion of risk with patients. This is best accomplished by student observation of the anaesthetic pre-assessment visit.



This learning outcome is taught in the following sessions:


This learning outcome is assessed in the following ways: